The COVID-19 health crisis has become a global nutrition and hunger crisis that will lengthen the impact of the pandemic far into the future. The following stories about the importance of good nutrition in the first 1,000 days explores what is at stake.

The first 1,000 days and beyond

On the front lines of childhood malnutrition

By Roger Thurow

Follow the triumphs and tragedies of mothers and their children battling malnutrition from  pregnancy to age 2 and beyond in this rare look at their journeys over nearly a decade.

Three mothers fight to beat the odds

Guatemala. Uganda. India.