The importance of a child’s first 1000 days – Acorn Child Care Centre in Bundaberg, QLD

The importance of a child’s first 1000 days

Many research work point to how crucial babies’ first 1000 days of growth are. Apart from how they progress physically, this time is vital for their brain’s development. 

During this period, a child’s brain has the most plasticity and reaches around 80% of its adult size by age 3. In addition, relationships, experiences, and the environment they are exposed to influence their maturity later on.

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