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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Children Youth and  Families
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Prenatal and Infancy

Reports

Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8  (BOCYF)
2016

Decades of research have demonstrated that the parent-child dyad and the environment of the family—which includes all primary caregivers—are at the foundation of children’s well- being and healthy... Read more


Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation  (BOCYF)
2015

Children are already learning at birth, and they develop and learn at a rapid pace in their early years. This provides a critical foundation for lifelong progress, and the adults who provide for the... Read more


An Update on Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings: Workshop Summary  (BOCYF)
2013

More than 30 years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) convened a committee to determine methodologies and research needed to evaluate childbirth settings in... Read more


Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters  (BOCYF,HCS)
2011

Despite the fact that the U.S. government currently supports hundreds of data sets and measures through federal surveys and administrative data systems, the United States lacks robust national- and... Read more


Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines  (FNB,BOCYF)
2009

As women of childbearing age have become heavier, the trade-off between maternal and child health created by variation in gestational weight gain has become more difficult to reconcile. Weight Gain... Read more



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