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 father's 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 into the many factors that impact long-term health and learning.

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Additional Resources for Prenatal Brain Development: Nurturing Babies in a Healthy Environment Webcast

Topic:School Readiness

Keywords:Cognitive development

Resource Type: Video

Age Group: Infants and Toddlers

Last Updated: March 8, 2018