Extended family around the child

In a baby’s first 1000 days, they start to build important relationships with their main parent/carer (often called the dyad) as well as their grandparents, aunties, uncles and other extended family.

Watch neuroscience trainer Nathan Wallis explain how extended family can support a baby’s early development, and improve their relationship with their main parent or carer.

Ready Together is a resource that can be used by staff working with young children and their families. It provides great insight into early learning and brain development. Find the interactive resource online at www.qld.gov.au/readytogether

Published — 08 November 2019 Last updated — 08 November 2019

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