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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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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.
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.
Support Teams for New Parents

Support Teams for New Parents

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

A 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.
Food Safety for Babies' First Year

Food Safety for Babies' First Year

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Once 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.
Caring for Your Baby's Skin and Nails

Caring for Your Baby's Skin and Nails

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your 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.
Caring for Your Baby's Umbilical Cord Area

Caring for Your Baby's Umbilical Cord Area

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

A 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.
Coping When Your Baby Cries a Lot

Coping When Your Baby Cries a Lot

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

All 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.

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