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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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How Often and How Long to Feed

How Often and How Long to Feed

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you're just starting out, you might be wondering how much breastfeeding is enough for your baby. Here are some guidelines that can help.
Medications and Herbal Products for Breastfeeding Moms

Medications and Herbal Products for Breastfeeding Moms

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

What happens if you need to take medicine while you're breastfeeding? What about herbal products?
Signs of a Good Feed

Signs of a Good Feed

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Wondering how to tell if your baby's had enough breast milk? Here's a list of signs that indicate a good feed.
Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

Vitamin D Supplements for Breastfeeding Babies

October 1, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastfeeding alone can provide all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months – with one notable exception.
Safety At Home in Baby's First Year

Safety At Home in Baby's First Year

July 5, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC

Too many children die every year from preventable injuries in British Columbia and many of these happen at home. Reduce the risk by following these tips.
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.
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.

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