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For Healthy Families, Prevention Begins Before Birthi
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July 09, 2013 6:12 PM
An innovative program in the U.S. state of Virginia supports thousands of new mothers and their potentially at-risk babies every year, even before they are born. As VOA’s Julie Taboh reports, Healthy Families' mission is to teach new and expectant moms how to raise happy, healthy children by reaching them in the first three years of their lives when brain development is at its most formative stage.

For Healthy Families, Prevention Begins Before Birth

Published July 09, 2013

An innovative program in the U.S. state of Virginia supports thousands of new mothers and their potentially at-risk babies every year, even before they are born. As VOA’s Julie Taboh reports, Healthy Families' mission is to teach new and expectant moms how to raise happy, healthy children by reaching them in the first three years of their lives when brain development is at its most formative stage.


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