Why the first 5 years matter

The first 5 years of a child’s life – pregnancy to age 5 – are some of the most important in a child’s life.  Children's brains develop rapidly during pregnancy and early life, when experiences can have a big impact on them. It doesn't matter what your background or education is, or how much money you have, it's the time you spend regularly talking, playing and loving your child that builds a strong attachment and helps them develop and thrive. You can give your child their best start in life. 

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