AHD @Alliance_HDCannabis during pregnancy linked to higher risk of pre-term birth: study https://t.co/0nrlzxIC0810 hours ago
AHD @Alliance_HD“I don’t like math” Using Rubik’s Cubes to Teach Mat: “How would students’ attitudes toward math change if there was an opp. to experience a diff. side of math, one that involved hands-on learning, promoted teamwork and ended in a product to be proud of?” https://t.co/QBN5xIPUqq11 hours ago
AHD @Alliance_HDRT @JaniceBailey6: Nice to have our work mentioned @FRQ_NT @RQReproduction How a high-fat diet might put your children and grandchildren at…11 hours ago
AHD @Alliance_HDHow childhood infections requiring antibiotics may increase risks of mental illness https://t.co/9Ylrpldyz2 via @ConversationCA1 day ago
AHD @Alliance_HDN.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of Scientists https://t.co/Ecgq4QSuUd2 days ago
AHD @Alliance_HDThe magic of outdoor play: from obesity to allergies, outdoor play is the best medicine for children. Children are at their happiest when playing outside and they seek ways to keep at it for as long as possible. https://t.co/S4mCEXxooY via @ConversationCA1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDFather's Day: Lesser-known ways dads improve children's lives https://t.co/VODllUwk90 via @ConversationCA1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDTeachers predict pupil success just as well as exam score: New research from @KingsCollegeLon finds that teacher assessments are equally as reliable as standardised exams at predicting educational success. https://t.co/whDtJrjwZL1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDSticking to sports can help kids adjust. By participating in organized physical activity from the age of 6, children will have less risk of emotional difficulties by the time they're 12, a new Canadian study finds: https://t.co/AI1uGK6uFF via @umontreal1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDPregnant Women Who Eat More Fiber May Lower Child's Celiac Risk. New research: mothers with the highest fiber intake—more than 45 gr (1.6 ounces) per day—were 34% less likely to have children diagnosed with celiac disease. https://t.co/kaIpPJOSaM via @LiveScience1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDYoung women in Soweto say healthy living is hard. Here's why https://t.co/lmMr5dfvDq via @TC_Africa2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDHospitals must adapt so infants can 'room-in' w. opioid-dependent mothers. Benefits include improved mother-infant bonding, greater chances of breastfeeding, less severe NOWS, less medication for the newborn and shorter hospital stays. https://t.co/iqRp0Qh8qJ via @ConversationCA2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HD50 Years of Children Drawing Scientists: When girls don’t see women as scientists, they may not see their future selves as scientists, either. https://t.co/VyXBwFjVdT https://t.co/wFHFXncA492 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDBrain Breaks: Activities That Prime the Brain for Learning: Brain breaks create a state of relaxed alertness, while focused attention practices help students slow down and focus on a stimulus. https://t.co/NbJvQeMspN https://t.co/2NqUXz1Mfk2 weeks ago

AHD Executive Director is one of the co-authors of the new series on early childhood development by The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals.

Prof. Stephen Lye: “We have a growing understanding of the importance of early childhood development and the first 1000 days of life, beginning right from the fertilization of the egg, on brain development. By the age of three, 85 per cent of brain development will be complete.”

The series was launched at a conference on “Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale,” hosted by the UNICEF, the World Bank and the WHO on October 5, 2016 where Steve Lye delivered a presentation on the importance of ECD.