Indian Pediatr 2021 Nov;58 Suppl 1:S11-S15
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Healthy Ageing, World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, India.
To develop to their full potential, all children need to receive nurturing care. This means that, starting in pregnancy, they are raised in a stable environment that is sensitive to their health and nutritional needs, with protection from threats, opportunities for early learning, and interactions that are responsive, emotionally supportive, and developmentally stimulating. Nurturing care ensures the foundations are laid early in life for an individual to survive and thrive. Read More