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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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Oral Care for Your Baby

Oral Care for Your Baby

March 31, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies’ teeth usually start coming in around six months of age. Baby teeth are very important and your baby needs your help taking care of them.
Can Cloth Diapers Work for Your Family?

Can Cloth Diapers Work for Your Family?

March 17, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many expectant and new parents wonder about using cloth diapers for their baby. Here's what to consider when choosing a cloth diapers, the types of services and the benefits.
All About Supplementing

All About Supplementing

January 5, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Making the decision to supplement is an important one - sometimes it’s medically necessary.
A Video on Breastfeeding and Skin-to-Skin Contact

A Video on Breastfeeding and Skin-to-Skin Contact

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch this video to learn more about the importance of skin-to-skin contact in the first few hours after the birth of your baby.
A Video on Latching your Baby

A Video on Latching your Baby

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Latching your baby correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Watch this video to learn more for latching on success for both you and your baby.
Creating a Healthy Emotional Attachment

Creating a Healthy Emotional Attachment

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

One of the key factors in raising a happy and confident child is building a strong, healthy emotional attachment by bonding with your baby.
Safety At Home in Baby's First Year

Safety At Home in Baby's First Year

August 14, 2013 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.
Coping with Crying

Coping with Crying

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Dealing with a crying baby day after day can be difficult, particularly when you're tired. So it's good to have a plan for coping.
Learning to Latch

Learning to Latch

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Latching your baby onto the breast correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Having your baby skin-to-skin with you is the ideal way to start.
Signs of a Good Feed

Signs of a Good Feed

August 14, 2013 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.

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