Finalist Blogger Contest: Reassessing the Social Role of Mothers

5 Mar

 

Madres-trabajadoras

No one can deny that all children need care from the moment of birth. Good nutrition, access to health care, early stimulation, and the demonstration of our love are key elements in a child’s complete development.

Being by baby’s side during the first year of life is crucial, as it’s the stage when most of his or her growth takes place. During this period, children have an intense need to be with their mother. According to experts, this emotional requirement is as basic as food. However, as a result of the increasing participation of women in the labor market and the lack of policies that favor the family, this stage tends to be affected by limited maternal presence and early socialization.

Read more on this at http://blogs.iadb.org/desarrolloinfantil_en/2013/03/04/reassessing-the-social-role-of-mothers/

 

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