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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris Writes a Brilliant Book on Adverse Childhood Experiences

By | 2018-01-30T00:16:49+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development|

More than 3 million people have watched Dr. Nadine Burke Harris’s TED Talk on adverse childhood experiences and her insights as a scientist, pediatrician, therapist, healer, and mother. People watch and re-watch her TED Talk because it is so powerfully persuasive and incredibly informative about the impact of adverse childhood experiences on us all. Dr. Vincent [...]

Not Teaching Parents About Early Brain Development Is A Massive and Damaging Public Health Failure

By | 2017-07-18T15:53:43+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Early Development, IQ|

The biggest single public health deficit and failure in America today is the fact that almost no parents of newborn children have been told or taught that they can improve their child’s learning abilities significantly by exercising their baby’s brain in the first three years of life. The basic biological science on that issue is absolutely [...]

Welcome to the Three Key Years website

By | 2017-02-24T20:34:55+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Brain, Early Development, Uncategorized|

February 7, 2017 Welcome to The Three Key Years Website for Helping Kids-- This Three Key Years website was created to help new mothers and new fathers have important tools and information they need to personally help with the very best support for both brain development and emotional development for their children. Very few parents are [...]

Breastfeeding premature babies boosts their IQ later in life, research finds

By | 2017-02-24T20:35:59+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Breastfeeding, Early Development, IQ|

July 29,2016 Independent -- Premature babies which are breastfed during their first month have higher IQs later in life, research has suggested. The infants have been found to have larger volumes of certain brain regions at term equivalent and have better IQs, academic achievement, working memory and motor function. Research, published in The Journal of Paediatrics, followed [...]

Breast-feeding, IQ and learning levels for children

By | 2017-02-22T19:12:34+00:00 January 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+00:00 July 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 [...]

Language Gap Between Rich and Poor Children Begins in Infancy

By | 2017-04-20T19:16:14+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Categories: Early Development|

A Stanford study by associate professor Anne Fernald links socioeconomic status (SES) to language development. Her findings provided a correlation to the language gap that can begin in infancy amongst poorer children in comparison to those children with greater means to resources. She conducted her study in communities from different regions to remove any bias. The [...]

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

By | 2017-05-23T22:16:11+00:00 April 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 [...]