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AHD @Alliance_HDIgnore the Flashing Screens: The Best Toys Go Back to the Basics https://t.co/NBzgu8eBUC https://t.co/xKwu6cfZ5Z1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDPrenatal exposure to chemicals in personal care products may speed puberty in girls https://t.co/MXh0r6zHXJ via @ucberkeley1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDInfections during childhood increase the risk of mental disorders. New research from @AarhusUni https://t.co/X527MNAuIZ1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDRT @StuartShanker: "When children are highly stressed, or in fight or flight, they shift from social or learning brain to survival brain. T…1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDToday’s tour with @JohnOliverMP federal Parliamentary Secretary to Health visiting LTRI, @MountSinai with @jwoodgett, @Alliance_HD Executive Director Steve Lye and @Alliance_HD Director of Research Steve Matthews attending. https://t.co/R19NyGKqGC1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDHave you registered to attend the 2019 Scientific Meeting of @Dohadcanada? February 11-12, 2019 Mont Tremblant, Quebec! https://t.co/AktCBkDlyP https://t.co/LaiNNmb4Eb2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDBBC News - How climate change could be causing miscarriages in Bangladesh https://t.co/4SxlqNcKmM2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDRT @CNN_neonatal: Congratulations to CNN Director, Prakesh Shah and Canadian Preterm Birth Network colleague Dr. Kellie Murphy for their re…2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDPreventive Medicine report: 17 % of children could possibly be affected by alcohol exposure during their intrauterine life. This refers to a group of lifelong conditions caused by prenatal drinking, called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). https://t.co/sO6k7oEJfm https://t.co/K67Scgwjkq2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDPregnancy losses may increase risk of cardiovascular disease. Also, women who have 5 or more children are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women in every major dev. country. https://t.co/286umcGIvY2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDKids born in August are diagnosed with ADHD more than kids born in September https://t.co/bWOgZyqMAn via @AddThis2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDSperm count 50 percent lower in sons of fathers who smoke. "...regardless of the mother's level of exposure to nicotine, the sperm count of the men whose fathers smoked [is] ...much lower." https://t.co/RQ06aOtQhv https://t.co/4aGBQJ3wB82 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDEmotional suppression has negative outcomes on children. "Rather than suppressing emotions in front of your children, Waters suggests the best course of action is to let kids see a healthy conflict, from start to resolution." @wsucahnrs https://t.co/Vb6hFJEWXy2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDLife-transforming discovery for many families with a peanut allergy: Small doses of peanut protein can turn allergies around: https://t.co/MH6R9b9XHU https://t.co/izsr3CpGtQ3 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDDon’t spank your kids. Do time-outs and positive talk instead, pediatricians say https://t.co/nK4nXj52C13 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.