THE NARRATIVES OF the mothers and children and their families, and those working with them, are from my own reporting. The passages on the science of the 1,000 days and the medical, economic, and social impacts are based on my interviews with sources named in the text and from the following resources:
REPORTS AND ARTICLES
Alive & Thrive: FHI 360: Elizabeth Prado and Kathryn Dewey, Insight: Nutrition and Brain Development in Early Life, 2012.
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Francis M. Ngure et al., “Formative Research on Hygiene Behaviors and Geophagy Among Infants and Young Children and Implications of Exposure to Fecal Bacteria,” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 89, no. 4 (2013): 709–716. ...