"The First Three Years Last Forever - Why?"

This year's conference was held 11th March 2015 at the Royal Overseas League, London.

Danielle Taylor from Best Beginnings discussing their Baby Buddy App for parents and parents to be.
Professor Vivette Glover presenting the 2015 Goodman Lecture 'What happens in the womb can last a lifetime'
Lord Richard Layard opening the 2015 conference The First Three Years Last Forever – Why?
Lord Richard Layard opening the 2015 conference The First Three Years Last Forever – Why?
Anthoulla Koutsoudi Direct of The WAVE Trust’s presentation concluded the conference with a presentation which identified national policy changes to 'Ensure stability for very young children'
Gill Jones OFSTED Deputy Director Early Years and Childcare
Gill Jones OFSTED Deputy Director Early Years and Childcare
Health Visitor Deborah Spencer chatting with delegates over lunch about her presentation to the conference
What About The Children? 2015 National Conference

Prenatal Depression - Just as Common and Just as Important as Postnatal

One in ten pregnant women is depressed and, as well as affecting them, it can also affect their baby with adverse consequences which may last a lifetime, according to an expert in the perinatal period speaking at a conference today.

pdfPrenatal Depression

What About The Children? 2015 conference - a summary of the speakers presentations

pdf2015 Conference Summary

Confirmed speakers:

  • Lord Richard Layard will open the conference
  • Vivette Glover, Professor of Perinatal Psychobiology at Imperial College London
    2015 Goodman Lecture Keynote Address
  • Sue Wright, Exec Director of Brainwave, New Zealand
  • Jane Arnott & Jane Greaves, Senior Lecturers, School of Public Health, Midwifery & Social Work, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Deborah Spencer, Practising Health Visitor
  • Nick Hudson, Ofsted Director Early Years and Childminding
  • Sarah Heale, Director of What About The Children?
    'in conversation with' Veronica Read Group Analyst and Education Consultant
  • Anthoulla Koutsoudi, Director of The Wave Trust