from Medicine for All
Early childhood is the most and rapid period of development in a human life. The years from conceptions through birth to eight years of age critical to the complete and healty cognitive, emotional and physical growth of children.
A Child’s brain develops in response to both genes and the environtment. It is the interaction between the genes and the environtment that really shape the developing brain, a dance between biology and experience.While the gene provide the initial map for development, it is the experiences and relationships babies and children have every day that literally shape their brains. Families have an extremely important ongoing influence on children’s development. The community and service environtments in which children and families interact also play a key role in supporting optimal development.
The rapid development of children’s brains begin in the prenatal stage and continous after birth. Although cell formation is virtually complete before birth…
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