The Strongest Start for Every Child

The first three years of life are the most important for lifelong mental health and well-being.

We are experts in translating the science of early childhood development into real impact.

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Learn more about the most important issues impacting babies and toddlers.
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From birth to 3, a child’s brain produces more than 1 million neural connections each second.
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Babies are born with unlimited potential, but it's up to each state to help give them a strong start.

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