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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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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.
Breastfeeding - Learning the Basics

Breastfeeding - Learning the Basics

January 4, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Continue to offer breastmilk until your baby is 2 years old and older.
Starting Solids

Starting Solids

December 21, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Introducing solids to your baby can be fun especially with all the funny faces they make. You should start introducing solids when your baby is six months of age as a complement to your breastmilk.
Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Putting a baby to sleep is sometimes not an easy task. Some babies are naturally better sleepers than others. Here are some tips on helping you and you baby establish a healthy sleep schedule.
Early Detection of Liver Disease in Newborns

Early Detection of Liver Disease in Newborns

June 11, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Biliary atresia is a rare, but highly treatable liver disease that new parents should be aware of. Learn more about the disease and how to detect the symptoms.

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