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Helping every family to give their children the best start to life

The Centre for Holistic Initiatives for Learning and Development (CHILD)


CHILD is a subsidiary of NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine), Singapore’s first and premier medical school, and a leading medical education and research institution in Asia.

CHILD builds on a reservoir of clinical data on mothers and children in Singapore, marrying data and evidence to implement early childhood development programmes and interventions.

Resources and Publications

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[Oct 2021] Eating behaviours in childhood: Why they matter and what can we do?


[July 2021] Impact of screen viewing during early years on cognitive development.

[April 2021] Maternal mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy linked to brain development and function in children.

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