Discuss the phrase "First 1,000 Days" that is used in birth to early childhood programming and by grant makers with an emphasis on Lamaze International's role in shared decision-making and family engagement.
I. Living Definitions and applications of First 1000 Days
A. Chicago BFHI
C. Needs assessment, telling the story that the status quo needs to be changed
Describe early childhood and birth as it relates to three federal programs that are available in states and territories for outreach and engagement with Lamaze childbirth educators.
I. Alphabet soup of federal programs
A. Evidence based home visitation
B. Early Head Start
II. Role of birth outcomes in early learning
Communicate strategies for scaling up Lamaze educators in public health programs in local communities and regions and examine philanthropic funders who have invested in the first 1,000 days.
I. Telling the story to foster relationships and resource sharing with Lamaze infographics and data
A. How to find data in your state
B. Cross sector collaboration