Jan 22

Working For Babies – Impact of Covid on 0-2 years

In June 2020 the First 1001 Days Movement engaged Jodie Reed and Isos Partnership to explore the impacts of the coronavirus crisis on babies in the first 1001 days and their families, across the UK.

The project sought to bring together an evolving picture of how babies’ lives have been affected, and crucially, to understand the experiences of systems and services which support them.

Impact of COVID-19 and Spring 2020 lockdown on 0-2s

The evidence to date suggests that the direct impacts of COVID-19 on babies were very limited for the vast majority, but the ‘hidden harms’ of lockdown on 0-2s are broad, significant and experienced unevenly depending on family background and circumstance.

Read the full report here:


NHS South London
Met Police
NHS Croydon Health Services
NHS Croydon Clinical
Safer London