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Morning Sickness In the First Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Morning sickness happens in the morning, right? Not necessarily.

Foods to Limit or Avoid When You're Pregnant

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

There are some foods and food additives that should be avoided. These include milk, milk products and juices that haven’t been pasteurized, raw fish, caffeine, some herbal teas and sweeteners

Drinking Alcohol When You're Pregnant

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you drink when you’re pregnant, your baby’s drinking, too. And that can cause serious problems

Positive Parenting for Toddlers

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Parenting a toddler isn't always easy, but if you can be a positive parent, your child will flourish and thrive.

Activities to Encourage Your Toddler to Play

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Singing, dancing, or even puzzles are great activities to encourage your toddler to play. Show your toddler that you value play by giving lots of praise, it will positively encourage their development. Here are ideas for how you and your toddler can play together.

Healthy Sleep Habits for Toddlers

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

For toddlers, healthy sleep habits is important. Here's some advice to encourage good sleep habits.

Preventing Picky Eating in Toddlers

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many parents struggle with picky eaters, but modeling healthy habits can be a powerful tool. It sends the message that healthy eating is important.

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

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.

Safe Sleeping

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of a healthy baby under the age of one.

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