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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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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.
Babies' Social and Emotional Development from 6-9 Months

Babies' Social and Emotional Development from 6-9 Months

January 25, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Between six and nine months, you'll really start to notice your baby's social and emotional development. Here's what you can expect.
Babies' Social and Emotional Development from 9-12 Months

Babies' Social and Emotional Development from 9-12 Months

January 25, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

By the age of nine to 12 months, your baby has developed a distinct personality and can demonstrate many emotions. Here's what you can expect.
Babies' Cognitive Development from 6-9 Months

Babies' Cognitive Development from 6-9 Months

January 24, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

As your baby grows, he or she will get better at learning to think - This is cognitive development.
Babies' Physical Development from 6-9 Months

Babies' Physical Development from 6-9 Months

January 24, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies between six and nine months grow and develop rapidly and it’s so much fun to witness!
Babies' Physical Development from 9-12 Months

Babies' Physical Development from 9-12 Months

January 24, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Between nine to 12 months, play with your baby often and create lots of opportunities for physical activity.
Babies' Physical Development from 0-6 Months

Babies' Physical Development from 0-6 Months

January 18, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies develop and grow in a very short time. Here's what you can expect in terms of infant development from birth to six months of age.

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