August 6, 2013Babies between six and nine months grow and develop rapidly and it’s so much fun to witness!
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.
August 6, 2013Between nine to 12 months, play with your baby often and create lots of opportunities for physical activity.
August 6, 2013If you have a baby boy, you may be wondering about circumcision.
August 6, 2013A strong support network is important for new parents. Here's some advice to help ensure you're surrounded by a supportive team to help you become the parent you want to be.
August 6, 2013Once you start giving your baby solid foods, it's important to know which foods can be dangerous. Here's some advice about what to avoid and how to practice food safety for babies.
August 5, 2013Your baby's delicate skin and nails need extra care and attention. Here's some advice about what to expect, and how to keep them healthy.
August 5, 2013A small portion of your baby's umbilical cord will remain attached after birth. This stump will fall off on its own within about five to 15 days.
August 5, 2013By 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.
August 5, 2013All babies cry - some more than others - and while it may be stressful, remember it’s natural. Crying doesn't mean there's something wrong with your baby, or with you as a parent.
August 5, 2013Some types of surgery can affect your ability to breastfeed. Here's an overview of common types of breast surgery - and their implications.
August 11, 2013Some mothers and babies have a difficult time when learning how to breastfeed, particularly in the first week.
August 12, 2013Let down is the release of milk into milk ducts in your breast. It usually happens when your baby sucks.
August 14, 2013Too 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.
August 7, 2013Baby carriers lets you get out and explore the world with your baby. Here are some tips to help you do it safely.
August 12, 2013At about six months, you can teach your baby to drink from a cup. Use a lidless, two handled cup instead of a sip cup.
August 13, 2013Babies are happier and healthier when they move around. Here are some tips for helping your baby enjoy being active.
August 8, 2013What happens if you need to take medicine while you're breastfeeding? What about herbal products?
August 13, 2013Once you've had a baby, you and your partner will be facing new challenges - and it's important that you work as a team.
August 11, 2013If your drinking water comes from a private well or other non-regulated source, ensure it's safe to drink.
August 11, 2013Having a baby – especially your first – can change your life dramatically. And while lots of people focus on the mom, dads and partners have to cope with a whole new range of challenges, too.