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Babies don't come with instruction manuals.  But parents and healthcare professionals have learned a lot about the best ways to care for and nurture little ones.  

Here's the latest advice and information to help you through the first 12 months.

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Understanding the Risks of Circumcision

Understanding the Risks of Circumcision

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you have a baby boy, you may be wondering about circumcision.
Safe Sleeping

Safe Sleeping

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of a healthy baby under the age of one.
What You Need To Know About Supplementing Your Baby with Formula

What You Need To Know About Supplementing Your Baby with Formula

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Ideally, babies should get all their nutrition from breastfeeding for the first six months.
Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

January 30, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastfeeding alone can provide all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months – with one notable exception.
How to Choose, Prepare and Store Infant Formula

How to Choose, Prepare and Store Infant Formula

January 29, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Breastfeeding can continue even after starting solid foods until 12 months and beyond.
Food Allergies in Your Baby's First Year

Food Allergies in Your Baby's First Year

January 29, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

A food allergy occurs when the body mistakes a food as harmful. An allergic reaction is the body’s immune system fighting back.
Menu Suggestions for Babies in Their First Year

Menu Suggestions for Babies in Their First Year

January 29, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
Common Health Concerns in Babies' First Year

Common Health Concerns in Babies' First Year

January 26, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

The first time your baby gets a cold, fever or upset stomach, it's normal to worry. But learning how to deal with them, can help you breathe easier.
Early Tests and Treatments for Newborns

Early Tests and Treatments for Newborns

January 26, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Shortly after your baby is born, healthcare providers will do a few routine tests and procedures. Here's what you can expect.
Babies' Language Development from 6-9 Months

Babies' Language Development from 6-9 Months

January 25, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

When your baby is between six and nine months, you will notice that he or she makes distinct sounds.

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