Community-based program helps moms in poorer countries improve babies’ brain health

Helping moms in poorer countries give their babies better brains

  • 75% eligible women participated in at least half the sessions
  • 98% had a home visit in the first postpartum month
  • more parents were sensitive to their infant’s developmental needs to explore and be given age-appropriate cognitive stimulation using homemade play materials;
  • parents were more responsive to their children’s cues and likely to engage in mutually enjoyable social interactions
  • more parents had established daily routines that incorporated social interactions with others and activities inside and outside the house.

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