First 1000 days

First 1000 days

Season: 3 Episode: 46 Topic: Why are the 1st 1000 days important?

What are the first 1000 days and why are they so important?
The first 1000 Days describes the time from the start of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday. The first 1000 days of being a parent are now accepted to b...
What happens if you don’t pay attention during these first 1000 days?
This time can permanently affect everything from a child’s chances of developing diabetes or having a heart attack in old age, to their future weight and li...
Why are the 1st 1000 days important in terms of bonding?
The first 1000 days (from conception to age 2) set the foundation and path for your baby’s development and the opportunity for his or her to achieve full po...
Why else it this period important?
Malnutrition is especially dangerous in the early years (first 1000 days especially) because the lack of sufficient food, or food with the right minerals an...
What is happening to the baby during pregnancy?
During pregnancy the baby is growing in the mother’s womb. The baby grows rapidly – both developing the various parts of its body but also the brain. The fo...