Thursday, June 24, 2010

VOX: The long term impact of life before birth

The always excellent VOX has this article by Douglas Almond and Janet Currie

The long-term effects of early childhood development are of increasing interest. This column outlines a recent literature review suggesting that interventions should target pregnant women as well as young children. But while events before birth can have a lasting impact, this does not mean that later efforts are doomed to fail.

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