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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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Tips for Diapering a Newborn Baby

Tips for Diapering a Newborn Baby

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most newborns need their diapers changed 10 to 15 times a day. Be sure to make it a special time for talking, laughing and playing with your baby.
Breastfeeding Buddy app

Breastfeeding Buddy

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The Breastfeeding Buddy is an easy fun and educational tool to support your breastfeeding at this important time of life for you and your baby. This web based app has tips, tools and videos to help you with breastfeeding and more.
Choosing and Using Baby Carriers Safely

Choosing and Using Baby Carriers Safely

August 7, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Baby carriers lets you get out and explore the world with your baby. Here are some tips to help you do it safely.
Safe Use of Strollers for Babies

Safe Use of Strollers for Babies

August 7, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Follow these guidelines to ensure your stroller keeps your baby safe and secure.
Sun Safety for Babies' First Year

Sun Safety for Babies' First Year

August 7, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies have delicate, sensitive skin that is easily damaged by the sun, even on cloudy or overcast days.
Babyproofing Your Home for the First Year

Babyproofing Your Home for the First Year

August 7, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

It's important to babyproof your home - before your little one is crawling. They can find themselves in harm's way very quickly.
Babies' Cognitive Development from 6-9 Months

Babies' Cognitive Development from 6-9 Months

August 7, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

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

Babies' Social and Emotional Development from 6-9 Months

August 6, 2013 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.
Vitamin D Supplements for Babies in Their First Year

Vitamin D Supplements for Babies in Their First Year

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breast milk has almost all the nutrients a baby needs – but may not contain enough vitamin D.
Babies' Physical Development from 0-6 Months

Babies' Physical Development from 0-6 Months

August 6, 2013 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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