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State of Babies Yearbook 2022: Data for Policymakers and Advocates

The State of Babies Yearbook: 2022 makes clear that our nation’s systems have not ensured all babies have the supports they need to thrive. A nation that tolerates grave disparities and does not prize equity cannot be strong in the long term.
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New IECMH Podcast from ZERO TO THREE

Join host Ernestine Benedict and early childhood expert, doula, and mother Elizabeth Pihlaja as we explore pregnancy, birth, trauma, and mental health and well-being in the earliest years of life - the years that matter most. Because who we become starts even before birth. You’ll also hear from guest experts Kathy Mulrooney and Jen Boss, discussing what’s working, what’s not, and where we go from here.
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Building Momentum: A Messaging Guide for the Earliest Years

We know early experiences shape how a baby’s brain develops, laying the foundation for future learning, behavior, and health. We also know that when families with young children have the supports they need, babies grow in the nurturing environments that contribute to enriching early learning experiences, strong health and nutrition, and healthy development. To make the best and most urgent case for the policies that support babies and their families, the National Collaborative for Infants ...
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Georgetown Center for Children and Families Highlights Growing Rate of Uninsured Infants and Toddlers

Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families published the report Rate of Uninsured Toddlers and Infants on the Rise in partnership with Think Babies. This analysis shows an alarming increase in the rate of uninsured young children, drawing on data from before the COVID-19 crisis, raising Continue Reading

Think Babies Partnership with UnidosUS

Through a partnership with Think Babies, UnidosUS developed a suite of multi-media resources focused on meeting the needs of Hispanic families with babies and toddlers. This includes: stories and videos highlighting promising program models in North Carolina and Continue Reading

All Our Kin Releases Family Child Care Messaging Kit

In partnership with Think Babies, All Our Kin has released a Family Child Care Messaging Kit. This toolkit was designed to be used by family child care providers, advocates, parents, and allies to elevate the important role of family child care in a comprehensive, mixed-delivery child care system for infants and toddlers. The toolkit includes key messages and talking points about family child care, sample social media p...
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COVID-19 Resources from Think Babies National and State Partners

Think Babies national and state partners are focused on how to meet the needs of babies and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partners shared the following resources with ZERO TO THREE, including federal and state policy recommendations and guidance to professionals and parents on supporting early development during this challenging time. While we’re pleased to share the wealth of resources from our partners, please note that it does not represent endorsement of the content incl...
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