How a baby's early experiences can shape their health later in lifePlay
Pediatricians have long known that early experiences like responsive, nurturing relationships with caregivers and sound nutrition are important for a child's brain development. Now, researchers are learning more about how these early influences can impact a child's immune, metabolic, and cardiovascular systems as they get older.
Here & Now's Deepa Fernandes talks with Dr. Jack Shonkoff, director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University.
This segment aired on May 23, 2023.