A Child’s Early Experiences & Brain Development

July 14, 2021
A Child’s Early Experiences & Brain Development

As a primary care provider, promoting strong parent-child relationships and positive parenting behaviors is critical to your role. Research tells us that a child’s early experiences, and the environment in which they are raised, dramatically affect how the brain, and thus the child, develops.

See the following clip to learn more about early brain development from expert Dan Siegel, MD:

From the Keystones of Development Secure Attachment module

Remember, at every visit, you can discuss with families how their back and forth interactions with their children shape brain development.