Report

Government response to the Health and Social Care Select Committee report on 'First 1000 days of life'

Publisher
Early childhood development Early childhood services Maternal and infant welfare Government expenditure Public health United Kingdom
Description

This is the government response to the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s report First 1000 days of life.

The Government wants children to get the best start in life, recognising the lasting impact this has on health outcomes and life chances. There is strong evidence of the importance of the first 1000 days of life: it is an important period for brain development, impacting a child’s social and emotional resilience in later life, and for ensuring children start school ready to learn. The transition to parenthood is a key opportunity to provide good information and support to adults on the importance of the child’s first months and early years.

Related Information

First 1000 days of life (House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee repo… https://apo.org.au/node/241976

Publication Details
ISBN:

978-1-5286-1347-7

License type:
Open Government Licence v3.0