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Women of Faith for the 1,000 Days Movement

The 1,000 days from pregnancy through a child’s second birthday are the most crucial for a child’s development. But many women around the world don’t have access to proper nutrition for themselves or their children. Without adequate nutrition during this critical period, children suffer permanent cognitive and physical delays. Out of a deep sense of call, women of faith have joined together to support the international Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement for better nutrition in the 1,000 day window.

Take Action: Reps. Debbie Wasserman Shultz (D-FL) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) have introduced H. Res. 254: Recognizing the Importance of U.S. Leadership in Addressing Global Maternal and Child Nutrition. Learn how you can help get it passed.

How can you get involved?

Women of faith are pledging to be champions for maternal and child nutrition in 1,000 days. We want you to join the movement! Here’s how to get involved, as well as resources to help you.

    • “Like” our Facebook page and connect with other women who care about proper nutrition for mothers and children. Share stories about your conversations!
    • Facilitate 1,000 conversations about maternal and child nutrition in 1,000 days in your church. There are many ways to have a “conversation”— here are some ideas.
    • Take a moment to fill out this form pledging to be a champion for maternal and child nutrition.
    • Here are some resources to help you along the way. Check back periodically to see what’s new!

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