Zero To Three
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to ensure all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. The organization envisions a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Visit their site for information and excellent resources on:
Early Development & Well-Being
Look Through Their Eyes
Research shows roughly 20-25% of children in the U.S. will experience some form of childhood trauma before they reach adulthood.
*What is childhood trauma? Learn how to prevent, identify, and overcome trauma for your child.
*Learn about the connection between community violence and trauma.
*What can I do to help? Learn what you can do to help children impacted by trauma.
For The Health of Your Child
From prenatal to young adult, the American Academy of Pediatrics helps parents understand how to care for their child of any age.
Visit HealthyChildren.org for information about:
Harvard's Center On The Developing Child
Harvard University established the Center on the Developing Child in 2006 with the intention to generate, translate, and apply scientific knowledge that would close the gap between what we know and what we do to improve the lives of children facing adversity.
Areas of Focus:
Adult-Child Interaction and Relationship
Adult Mental Health
Executive Function and Self-Regulation (Adults and Children)
Stable and Supportive Environments.
*Filming Interaction to Nurture Development
*Mental Health Outreach for Mothers Partnership
*The Intergenerational Mobility Project
Prenatal and postpartum maternal health is critical to a mother's physical and mental well-being and contributes to her ability to render loving, proper care to her newborn child at birth and years thereafter.
Resources and studies to learn more about Maternal Health:
*Parents as Teachers’ Black Doulas Group Lends Support to Moms’ Birthing Process