- Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University - https://developingchild.harvard.edu -

Lifelong Health

Health in the earliest years — beginning with the future mother’s well-being before she becomes pregnant — strengthens developing biological systems that enable children to thrive and grow up to be healthy adults. Positive early experiences provide children with a foundation for building sturdy brain architecture [1], which supports a broad range of skills and learning capacities [2] throughout the lifespan.

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