When a parent watches their child struggle and aren’t sure what to do next, the best thing they can do is to ask for help, Dr. Jack Shonkoff of Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child tells PBS NewsHour correspondent William Brangham. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, “it’s tougher in this environment, but not impossible,” Shonkoff said, starting with basic pediatric care. He cautioned that the biggest hurdle is being afraid of getting help and hoping that things will get better on their own.
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