Time for Parents to Bond with Their Babies


NBCDI Releases Baby Brain Builders: Tools and Tips for Parents

In partnership with the Think Babies campaign, the National Black Child Development Institute has published a resource providing tips to parents on practical ways to nurture their child’s healthy development, as well as how to become an advocate for policies that will help babies and families to thrive.
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The Child Development Case for Paid Family & Medical Leave

The National Partnership for Women and Families and ZERO TO THREE have revised a fact sheet that summarizes key research on the importance of paid leave to ensure that infants and young children have adequate bonding time with parents and primary caregivers, which is essential for their healthy brain and emotional development.
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NGA Releases Report on “Integrating and Advancing State Prenatal to Age 3 Policies”

In June 2018, the National Governor’s Association (NGA) convened an expert roundtable conversation to review the latest research on early childhood development and current state efforts to support infants and toddlers and their families. In partnership with the Think BabiesTM campaign, NGA recently released a report of that conversation that lays out what state leaders need to do to ensure strong futures for babies and their families.
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New Video Makes the Case for Paid Family Leave

La Guardia Cross, the creator of the viral YouTube series New Father Chronicles, has partnered with the National Partnership for Women and Families and the Think BabiesTM campaign to release a new video about why working parents and their babies need paid leave.
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Why Aren’t More New Jerseyans Using Paid Family Leave

This article from NJ.com features New Jersey General Assembly member Annette Quijano discusses barriers families in New Jersey face accessing paid family leave and how policy change can address these barriers.
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