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Having a baby will change your lives. It may also change your relationship. Remember: other families have been through it.  

Here's some information that can help.

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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.

Video About the First 6 to 8 Weeks at Home with Baby

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Caring for your baby is a full‑time job. Watch this video to learn more.

Parenting With Your Partner

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Once you've had a baby, you and your partner will be facing new challenges - and it's important that you work as a team.

Coping With Changing Emotions for Partners

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Having 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.

Support for Single Parents in the First Year

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Raising a child can be challenging at the best of times. Doing it as a single parent is even more demanding, but help is available; don’t be afraid to ask.

Child Care Advice for New Parents

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many new parents struggle with the idea of leaving their baby in the care of family, friends or babysitters. Here's some advice and information that can help.

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.

Advice for New Parents on Staying Calm

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Adjusting to life with a new baby is not easy. So much has changed - your family, your schedule and your sleep patterns.


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