2000 Days
There are 2000 days between birth and the first day of kindergarten. The first 2000 days of a child’s life have a PROFOUND and LIFELONG impact on physical and emotional wellbeing, readiness to learn and succeed, and ability to become a productive citizen.




What State and National Leaders Say About the First 2000 Days:

Why should Iowa Invest in Quality Care? Check out what people at the 2013 Day on the Hill had to say when asked that question.

7 Key Messages for the First 2000 Days