IMPACT Evaluation

IMPACT (improving parent and child outcomes) is operating in 6 countries in Africa. The programme has been independently evaluated in two countries, Malawi and Nigeria.

Investing in nutrition – the foundation for development

Supported by many global organisations, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this report provides an investment framework on how to reach global nutrition targets to address the under-nutrition during the first 1000 days.

Why love matters – book by Sue Gerhardt

A ground breaking book which explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development during the first 1000 days. The Guardian, after reviewing the book described it as being ‘mandatory reading for all parents, teachers and politicians’

Balanced thinking

Often, when we are worrying about the future or going into a downward spiral of depression, it’s our thinking that is responsible.

We frequently have certain thinking biases and this PDF resource shows you have to balance these biases.

Maternal & Child Nutrition – Lancet

Undernutrition (fetal growth restriction, suboptimum breastfeeding, stunting, wasting, and deficiencies of vitamin A and zinc) causes 45% of all deaths

UK Manifesto

The importance of the critical period between conception and age 2 has been recognised by the UK Government. Download and read the cross party parliamentary group manifesto and a report from the department of education.