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Breast-feeding, IQ and learning levels for children

By |2017-02-22T19:12:34+00:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Breastfeeding, Early Development, IQ|Tags: |

September 3, 2016 Institute for InterGroup Understanding The attached research study about breast-feeding premature infants should go a very long way in reinforcing the high value of breast-feeding to children. The researchers looked at a sample of premature babies and compared the IQ levels of the children who had been fed breast milk during their [...]

If California Truly Cares about Children, the State will Improve Family Leave

By |2017-07-06T17:25:29+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|

The most important gift California can give to fathers, mothers, and most importantly, newborn children this Father’s Day is a strong parental leave policy – one that allows parents to take job-protected time off to care for their newborns in the crucial first few months of life. Parental leave cannot be discussed only as a job [...]

New Medical Science is Teaching Us About The Essential Impact of The First Weeks, Months, and Years of Life For Each Child

By |2018-10-22T19:20:57+00:00April 13th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|

George Halvorson’s Huffington Post piece that was published on March 14, 2017 reveals new and important information about the impact of the first weeks and first months of life for every child. Now that we have that information and that knowledge — we need to share it in every way in order to change the lives of [...]