Growing up in the Covid-19 pandemic: An evidence review of the impact of pandemic life on physical development in the early years

Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) report by Max Stanford, Pippa Davie and James Mulcahy (Nov 2021)

This report is a brief review of emerging international and UK evidence on seven key factors associated with children’s early physical health and development, and the extent to which the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic (such as lockdowns and social distancing) have impacted on these factors and affected children’s early physical development, including children from low-income and UK ethnic minority families.