George Philipp, early care and education advocate and father, talks with Julie Weatherston about building support for early child care issues and the importance of getting parents and all of society to understand the science behind the early years and create “a grassroots buzz” about the issues being addressed by the For Our Babies campaign.
Infant Care in the U.S. – Who Pays the Price for Our Nation’s Poor Quality Care?
Finding affordable high quality infant care in the United States is virtually impossible. Parents are stressed and babies are suffering in poor quality care. Dr. Ron Lally and Julie Weatherston discuss the reality of infant care today in which research says only 10% is considered to be of high quality and over 40% is considered […]
Transforming Communities: Best Babies Zone Initiative
Cheri Pies, MSW DrPH clinical professor in the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley talks with Julie Weatherston about the Best Babies Zone initiative to reduce and eliminate health disparities and inequities in birth outcomes through community transformation.
The US and the High Price of Child Care: 2019
Child Care Aware® of America’s interactive Price of Child Care map allows you to actively engage and examine the average price and affordability of child care across states. This map shows the range in child care affordability for families with an infant in center-based child care. Please note: affordability percentages have been rounded to the […]
Infant Toddler Child Care Fact Sheet 2017
This fact sheet includes policy recommendations and research regarding why to invest in high quality infant/toddler care.
Professional Expectations Without Professional Conditions – Podcast with Marcy Whitebook
In this episode, For Our Babies founder Dr. Ron Lally, from the Center For Child and Family Studies at WestEd, talks with Marcy Whitebook, from the Center for the Study of Childcare Employment at the University of California, Berkeley, about the current state of infant/toddler workforce conditions.