Kate Middleton has always believed that the early years of childhood are the most important for a child's development.

For her, the problems encountered in adulthood could in part be avoided by taking better care of early childhood and she believes that it is "the societal equivalent of global warming".

This is the reason why the Duchess of Cambridge decided to open the Royal Foundation Center for Early Childhood.

The goal of the center?

It is the wife of Prince William who speaks the best.

“By working closely with other organizations, the center hopes to raise awareness of why the first five years of life are so important to our future, and what we can do as a society to capture this. golden opportunity to create a happier, more mentally healthy and more fulfilling society.

By working together, I hope we can change the way we think about early childhood and transform lives for generations to come.

Because I really believe that big changes start little by little, ”she said in a statement.

Not Dolto, but almost

Late last year, Kate Middleton published the results of an edifying study on the importance of the first five years of life, especially with regard to addiction and mental illnesses that occur in adulthood. . A site was launched by the Duchess's team to demonstrate why childhood is so crucial in life but also to highlight the work of the center and its research projects. The Royal Foundation has also published, in parallel with the opening of the center, a report on the economic cost of solving certain psychological problems in adulthood, when they could never have developed with an intervention from childhood.

"The Duchess has embarked on a radical mission to transform the way we as a society approach the early years of life,"

Professor Eamon McCrory, a neuroscientist at the University of Montreal,


Town & Country Magazine.

'University College London, which collaborated with Kate Middleton's teams.

A deep commitment, which she clearly intends to carry out in the long term.

"The Duchess's vision is that of a happier, healthier, more enriching world," one of her assistants, who remained anonymous, told the publication.


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