Education Resource

Meet the Journalist: Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow discusses his third book, The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children—and the World, about the important time in a children's lives when they develop most rapidly—from pregnancy through the second birthday.

How is nutrition key to mental and physical development? Thurow's book looks at the importance of nutrition, as he reports on mothers and children in Uganda, India, Guatemala, and Chicago.