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is a series of 12 podcasts that translates the research of early childhood development into parenting practices that mothers, fathers and other caregivers can tailor to the needs of their own child and family. Click here to listen to or download the podcasts. This podcast series is generously funded by MetLife Foundation.

Building Early Childhood Systems

All infants and toddlers need access to high-quality, affordable early care and education, health and mental health, and family support services. Programs and services that address these areas are critical; however, they are only as strong as the infrastructure that supports them. These resources will help you to promote comprehensive, coordinated systems of high-quality, prenatal-to-five services in your state.

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Policy Guide - The Early Experiences Matter Policy Guide includes an issue brief on building early childhood systems, as well as other policy briefs, practical tools, and in-depth policy papers.

Baby Matters: A Gateway to State Policies and Initiatives - Search the Baby Matters database for resource information on state policies and initiatives that impact infants, toddlers and their families.

Professional Resources - Download resources to help you promote early childhood systems in your state.



Professional Resources
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Inspiring Innovation: Creative State Financing Structures for Infant-Toddler Services
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Babies and Toddlers in the Policy Picture: A Self-Assessment Checklist for States and Communities
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