Dr. Maureen Black

Nutritional Deficiencies: Links with Cognitive and Social Development Among Infants and Toddlers

Speakers:
Dr. Maureen Black

Summary

Nutritional deficiencies during the first 1000 days (conception to age 24 months) can impact cognitive and social development during infancy and toddlerhood, with consequences that extend through childhood and into adulthood. This talk will review the associations between nutritional deficiencies and early childhood development, focusing on strategies to prevent nutritional deficiencies and the negative consequences