Dr. Ron Lally talks about the importance of bonding and attachment in infancy and shares research on the adult’s role in the emotional wiring of the brain. (1 minute 38 seconds)
Dr. Ron Lally speaks about the invisible neglect of American babies taking place in our country since the 1960s. (1 minute 42 seconds)
Research paper exploring decisions on maternity leave and associated mother/child outcomes.
This week, Dr. Ron Lally discusses with Julie Weatherston why attention to babies is a necessity. Lally focuses specifically on findings from recent brain development research that show when a child is born, his/her brain is not fully formed yet. There is a whole other gestational period that the young child needs so that their […]
Sylvia Guendelman, Ph.D. Professor of Community Health and Human Development and Chair of the Maternal and Child Health Program at the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley talks with Julie Weatherston about her research into why maternity leave matters to health.