First Things First: On The First 1000 Days of A Child’s Life

Published April 17, 2015

Nutrition during the first 1,000 days – from a mother’s pregnancy to a child’s second birthday – determines the course of a child’s life, and in time, shapes the fate of our planet.

That’s why the United Nations World Food Programme is working across the globe to reach mothers and children in need with the right nutrition for a healthy start. The first 1000 days is the catalyst to a long, healthy, productive and bright future.