Early Moments Matter!

The first 1,000 days are crucial for a child’s brain

father with newborn

Why are the first 1,000 days important?

Every child has the right to the best start in life, which paves the way for healthy development and learning. A poor start, however, can have life-long consequences. 

All families with young children need support, with the development of children closely tied to the well-being of their parents. For the most disadvantaged children, interventions must start in the earliest months of life if they are to meet their many interconnected needs.