A 1,000-Day Human Infrastructure: Smart Investments in Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health

Investing in the First 1,000 Days of a Child’s Life

As the Biden administration and Congress negotiate a once in a generation infrastructure package, they should remember that nothing exceeds policies and programs designed to reach young children when it comes to returns on investment in human capital. This includes reaching pregnant and postpartum women too and centering racial equity to mitigate the effects of discrimination.

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