Prenatal Brain Development: Nurturing Babies in a Healthy Environment Webcast
17th Annual Virtual Birth to Three Institute: Plenary B
Brain development starts at conception. The mother and fathers emotional and physical well-being is critical for a baby’s healthy brain. In work with expectant families, Early Head Start staff have an incredible opportunity to influence brain development at a crucial time. This plenary describes the foundational growth and development of the prenatal brain, the value of early intervention, and offers insight in the many factors that impact long-term health and learning.
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Prenatal Brain Development: Nurturing Babies in a Healthy Environment Webcast. 17th Annual Virtual Birth to Three Institute: Plenary B. HHS/ACF/OHS/EHSNRC. 2013. English. Streaming Video. 01:33:56.
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Last Updated: January 6, 2017