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A video about Baby Feeding Cues and Behaviours

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy babies will take what they need, as long as you respond to their feeding cues. Here is a video to learn about what those cue are and what action to take to ensure a good feed.

A Video on Breastfeeding Positions

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Trying different breastfeeding positions, and changing positions when you need to, can help make the whole process easier and more successful. Here is a video that can help.

A Video on Alternative Feeding Methods for Newborns

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Here is a video on Cup Feeding and other Alternative Methods to help in the event you are not able to breastfeed. Supplements are not recommended for your newborn.

A Video on Hand Expressing Breastmilk

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Some women choose to express breast milk by hand – which can be done almost anywhere. Here's a useful video to help you with the basics!

Facts About Sugary Drinks

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sugar in drinks is not always something we may think about, but sugar adds calories to our drinks that we don't need.

Planning - Get Organized. Plan Ahead. Make a List

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

What’s for dinner? At the end of a long day when you're harried, hurried and your family is hungry, that’s not a question you want to hear - especially if you're asking yourself the same question!

Video About the Early Days with your Baby

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.

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.

Using Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications During Pregnancy

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Is it safe to take medication while you’re pregnant? What about natural health products? Some are safe but others may be harmful. So it's best to get advice from an expert.

The First Stage of Labour - Early Phase

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The first stage of labour begins with contractions that continue to increase in length and intensity, and ends when the cervix is fully dilated.

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