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Publication Date: 
December, 2015
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122
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A Sharing Space reflection on the environmental influences during early critical periods in human development and their potential to affect human health and well-being over the long-run.  

Abstract: 

Increasing attention is being given to mechanisms by which environmental influences during early critical periods in human development have the potential to affect human health and well-being over the long-run.  Appreciating how babies experience their environments during the sensitive period around birth could aid birth professionals and parents to help babies cope with and heal from adversity if it occurs.  

 

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