ZERO TO THREE State of Babies Yearbook: 2022 shows New Jersey babies continue to struggle.
On Monday, May 3rd, national early childhood development nonprofit ZERO TO THREE released their annual State of Babies Yearbook: 2022. This report comes at a critical time in our nation’s response to families struggling amid the economic fallout from the ongoing public health crisis. The report compiles 60 indicators that affect the well-being of children prenatal to three and provides an in-depth look at national and state-by-state progress across three policy areas: Good Health, Strong Families and Positive Early Learning Experiences.
Make Some Noise!
Tell your legislators that we need to make lasting changes for our babies and families to support their healthy growth and development. Share these images with your reps and tell them to #ThinkBabies or visit ZERO TO THREE's Advocacy page to find more information.
The data is clear - #childcare costs are unsustainable. The latest report by @ZEROTOTHREE highlights we need to #ThinkBabiesAndAct if we want to have a bright future for NJ's #babies and families. #ReimagineChildCare with us - See what steps you can take: https://t.co/ycYn5VZ4w1 pic.twitter.com/8nhfyPnDTv— AdvocatesforChildren (@ACNJforKids) May 4, 2022
#MoneyMatters - 29.8% of #families in NJ are facing a financial crisis, and #babies are suffering as a result. This year, #ThinkBabiesAndAct with our partners at @ZEROTOTHREE and tell reps to step in and help support our youngest residents. Learn more at https://t.co/ruG87bmUH8 pic.twitter.com/BimuiZjY2I— AdvocatesforChildren (@ACNJforKids) May 4, 2022
Low birthweights mean higher chances of poor developmental outcomes, starting as #babies and affectings adults. NJ needs to #ThinkBabiesAndAct - tell state reps that we need to step up in order to protect our youngest residents. Learn more at https://t.co/ruG87bmUH8 @ZEROTOTHREE pic.twitter.com/lcY2j23lFO— AdvocatesforChildren (@ACNJforKids) May 4, 2022