The 4th Trimester + Getting Childcare Right

Susan Brink, author of The Fourth Trimester
Topic:
Understanding, protecting, and nurturing an infant through the first three months
Issues: The differences between newborns and babies (it’s more than you think); what does the world of the newborn sound like, look like, feel like? How newborns communicate their needs; how parents instinctive responses contribute to brain development.

Penelope Leach, author of Childcare Today
Topic:
Getting childcare right for everyone
Issues: Childcare issues that today’s parents face; understanding your childcare options; how good is the care your child is getting? What politicians, policy makers, professionals, and parents need to do to ensure that our children get the best possible care.