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April is the Month of the Military Child!

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In April we celebrate the Month of the Military Child.  ZERO TO THREE acknowledges the many sacrifices that children of military and veteran families have made. There is so much we can do to express our gratitude! Click here to learn what early care professionals—and all professionals—can do to serve and support the children of our nation’s heroes.


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Prenatal Influences on Child Development

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The March issue of Zero to Three focuses on the fascinating and burgeoning study of fetal programming, the hypothesis that certain environmental factors can alter the development of the embryo and fetus during the prenatal period with lasting effects. The articles in this issue explore the influence of factors such as maternal stress and anxiety, social and cultural stressors, poverty, and nutrition on pre- and postnatal health and development.

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Child Development Case for a National Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program

In December 2013, the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act) was introduced before Congress. Read this fact sheet to learn more about how this landmark legislation would benefit the U.S.’s infants, toddlers, and families.

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Patriotic Baby

Response to the President’s 2014 Budget Proposal

ZERO TO THREE applauds the President for making babies and toddlers a priority in his 2014 budget proposal, with a substantial investment in early learning.

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