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It’s Time for Governors to Think Babies™

This new Think BabiesTM brief makes the case for why Governors should be champions for infants and toddlers and outlines concrete steps they can take.
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‘Strolling Thunder’ Brings Babies to Capitol Hill for a Day of Advocacy

ABC News – See media highlights from the national Strolling ThunderTM event that took place on May 8th, 2018 in Washington DC.
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Senators saw Sen. Duckworth as a mom. What about the rest of us?

Chicago Tribune – See media highlights from the national Strolling ThunderTM event that took place on May 8th, 2018 in Washington DC.
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Chesapeake Family Speaks at Strolling Thunder in DC

WTKR – See media highlights from the national Strolling ThunderTM event that took place on May 8th, 2018 in Washington DC.
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Chattanooga Mother Heads to DC to Speak at Strolling Thunder Event

WDEF – See media highlights from the national Strolling ThunderTM event that took place on May 8th, 2018 in Washington DC.
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First Five Years Fund: Babies Descend on Capitol Hill for Annual Strolling Thunder™ Advocacy Day

This blog post from our partners at the First Five Years Fund discusses why policymakers must Think BabiesTM.
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Generations United: Strolling Thunder™ Recap

This blog post from our partners at Generations United provides a great recap from the Strolling ThunderTM DC event.
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Fight Crime: Invest in Kids: Why Crime Prevention Starts at Birth

This blog post from our partners at Fight Crime: Invest in Kids makes the case for how investing in babies results in crime prevention down the road.
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Child Care Payments are Going Up in Rhode Island

This story from WPRI covers the recent win by RI advocates, including Think BabiesTM state partner, RI Kids Count, of increased child care reimbursement rates for high quality programs, with the largest increases for those serving infants and toddlers.
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Georgetown Center for Children and Families: Medicaid Helps Babies Get What They Need to Thrive

This blog post from our partners at the Georgetown Center for Children and Families discusses how Medicaid can be leveraged to support healthy emotional development and strong physical health for young children and their families.
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Paid Leave Helps Babies, Not Just Their Parents

The first few weeks are among the most critical in a child’s life. Think BabiesTM state partner, Advocates for Children of New Jersey, discusses in NJ spotlight how paid leave supports babies and their families during this time.
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Why These Babies and Toddlers are Getting Off to a Rocky Start in Life

This article from NJ.com features information from the Babies Count report put out by Think BabiesTM state partner, Advocates for Children of New Jersey.
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The Importance of the Federal Nutrition Programs for Infants and Toddlers

This newly released fact sheet from Think Babies national partner Food Research & Action Center provides a brief overview of the importance of early nutrition; briefly summarizes the harmful impacts of food insecurity on infants and young children; and highlights research demonstrating the effective role of the federal nutrition programs during early childhood in improving food and economic security, dietary intake, health, and development.
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Nutrition in the First 1000 Days: A Foundation for Brain Development and Learning

This brief from Think Babies national partner 1000 Days summarizes a body of research in the fields of neuroscience and early childhood development, showing how good nutrition in pregnancy, infancy, and toddlerhood play a critical role in supporting children’s learning and development.
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Poll Finds Georgia Voters Agree On At Least One Issue: Early Education

This article from WABE describes new polling results from Think Babies state partner GEEARS which demonstrate strong voter support for investments in early learning, including for infants and toddlers.
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