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Little Kids, Big Questions
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.

Paid Family Leave

The Early Experiences Matter Policy Guide includes an issue brief on paid family leave. To access the complete toolkit, click here.

Child Development Case for a National Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program (The FAMILY Act) 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.

Baby Matters: A Gateway to State Policies and Initiatives is a searchable database that contains information on state policies and initiatives that impact infants, toddlers and their families. To search Baby Matters for information on paid family leave, click here.

Hearing on Writing the Next Chapter of the Family and Medical Leave Act Building on a Fifteen Year History of Support for Workers

Statement of Matthew Melmed, Executive Director, ZERO TO THREE
Submitted to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Subcommittee on Children and Families
U.S. Senate
February 13, 2008

New York Paid Family Leave Fact Sheet (NEW)

This fact sheet, developed by ZERO TO THREE in partnership with the New York Paid Family Leave Insurance Campaign and the National Partnership for Women and Families, makes the child developmental case for New York state's enactment of paid family leave legislation.



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