Title: 
Early Child Development and Chronic Disease
Resource Type: 
Summary
Article
Content: 
Publication Date: 
February 20, 2009
Abstract: 
Summary of report, to be released in Spring of 2009, to help raise awareness about the important connection between early childhood and risk factors for adult chronic disease. The report focuses on childhood developmental influences from birth to age six and includes healthy eating, physical activity, obesity, sun exposure, exposure to second-hand smoke and attachment. It describes how health in early chidlhood can impact our health as adults and was written to help practitioners move from knowledge to action.
Authors: 
Nancy McGeachy, Health Promotion Consultant
Organization: 
Best Start: Ontario's Maternal
Source Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Number of Pages: 
3
Geographic Focus: 
Regional/Prov/Territory
Province/Territory: 
Ontario