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Breaking down the Canadian 24 hour movement guidelines for children and youth

July 24, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity, Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Breaking down the Canadian 24 hour movement guidelines for children and youth

When it comes to your kids, it can often seem like there isn’t enough time in the day for everything to get done. Between checking that they’ve finished their homework and that they’ve brushed their teeth, you also need to make sure they’re staying active and getting enough sleep.

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Answers to Questions about Perinatal Anxiety

January 10, 2018 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Answers to Questions about Perinatal Anxiety

Whether you are a new parent experiencing perinatal anxiety, a partner to someone who is, a friend, or a family member, know that you are not alone. These conditions are very common.

Having information about what you might be experiencing and knowing where to get support can help.

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SMART New Year’s Resolutions Help Kids Succeed

December 27, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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SMART New Year’s Resolutions Help Kids Succeed

The transition from one year to the next provides a great opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the year gone by, and set goals for the year that is coming. For kids, reflecting on all the things they have learned to do independently or improved on can set the stage for talking about what they want to achieve in the New Year.

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Give Your Kids the Gift of Giving

December 13, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Give your kids the gift of giving

When you ask children what they love about the holidays – the answer is usually the presents. It is natural for kids to focus on what’s in it for them. But studies suggest that giving, either gifts or your time to help others, gives a sense of purpose, boosts self-esteem and shifts our attention to making other people happy. This can define and strengthen relationships and increase connection to a supportive social network.

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Where to Find Help for Safer Infant Sleep

October 24, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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Safe sleep for baby resources

We’re not sure who came up with the expression, ‘sleep like a baby’, but we’re pretty sure it wasn’t the parent of a newborn.

Babies can fuss when you put them to bed, they can wake up often in the night, and they can cry more than you ever imagined. Sadly, a small number of babies die in their sleep unexpectedly or accidentally. The sleeping arrangements you choose are very important for giving your baby the safest sleep possible day and night. Your health care professional is ready to help!

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