Report: Start Early to Build a Healthy Future: The Research Linking Early Learning and Health (The Ounce of Prevention Fund)-

 A new report from the Ounce of Prevention Fund, Start Early to Build a Healthy Future: The Research Linking Early Learning and Health (September 2014), summarizes new research on what children need to get a healthy start in life and discusses the positive effects of nurturing relationships, safe and secure environments, access to nutrition, health-promoting behaviors, and enriching early learning experiences. The authors provide policy and practice recommendations for supporting children’s lifelong health through quality early care and education programs, as well as improved coordination and integration across agencies involved with young children and their families.

Read the report here.