This section includes resources for promoting nurturing care and positive development for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources include those that offer guidance for parents and caregivers who are caring for children during lockdowns and quarantines who do not have access to schools and other services.
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This scientific brief examines the evidence to date on the risks of transmission of COVID-19 from an infected mother to her baby through breastfeeding as well as evidence on the risks to child health from not breastfeeding.
In this podcast episode, Mark Canavera, the co-director of the Care and Protection of Children Learning Network, at Columbia University, unpacks the topic of social norms around child rearing and how they've been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This working paper gives an overview of the key issues and challenges facing both parents and after-school programs and child care providers as they try to ensure that school-age children are safe, supervised, and able to engage in quality distance learning while their parents work.
This report from Child's i Foundation provides an overview of the organisation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda.
In this webinar, hosted by Early Childhood Development Network, UNICEF, and the Khan Foundation, panelists discuss programs to support parents and caregivers during the COVID-19 crisis.
This editorial piece from the Lancet posits whether today's children "will be defined and confined by the losses from COVID-19."
In this episode of the Protected! Podcast, Hani Mansourian and Joan Lombardi - director of Early Opportunities - talk about how responsive care and early childhood experiences shape a child’s development and future wellbeing within families and communities.
This webinar includes presentations from panelists in Latin America discussing early childhood programming in the region, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This webinar focused on Early Childhood Development in Humanitarian Settings in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this comment from the Lancet, the authors explores how to communication to children about the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly when someone in the family is hospitalised for or dies from COVID-19.