Papers

Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale 1 Early childhood development coming of age: science through the life course Early childhood development programmes vary in coordination and quality, with inadequate and inequitable access, especially for children younger than 3 years. New estimates, based on proxy measures of...

Ancestral exposure to stress epigenetically programs preterm birth risk and adverse maternal and newborn outcomes Abstract Background: Chronic stress is considered to be one of many causes of human preterm birth (PTB), but no direct evidence has yet been provided. Here we show in rats that stress across generations...

Introduction Breastfeeding is an effective, low cost prevention strategy for improving the health of the maternal and child populations in both developed and developing nations [1]. A systematic review and meta-analysis on breastfeeding and maternal and infant health outcomes concludes that breastfeeding reduces Sudden Infant Death...

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