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What You Need To Know About Supplementing Your Baby with Formula

January 5, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Ideally, babies should get all their nutrition from breastfeeding for the first six months.

All About Supplementing

January 5, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Making the decision to supplement is an important one - sometimes it’s medically necessary.

Starting Solids

December 21, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Introducing solids to your baby can be fun especially with all the funny faces they make. You should start introducing solids when your baby is six months of age as a complement to your breastmilk.

Alcohol and Pregnancy

September 9, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking when you’re pregnant can be harmful to your baby, so it’s safest to stop drinking before you conceive.

Register Your Pregnancy for Prenatal Care

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy is an exciting time! It's also a time full of physical, emotional and life changes. Get the best possible support during and after pregnancy by registering with your local health authority.

Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Putting a baby to sleep is sometimes not an easy task. Some babies are naturally better sleepers than others. Here are some tips on helping you and you baby establish a healthy sleep schedule.

Teenage Friendships

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As children enter the teenage years, friends become increasingly important. Positive, accepting and supportive friendships help teens develop towards adulthood.

Social and Emotional Changes in Adolescence

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Adolescence is a time of big social and emotional development for your child. It helps to know what to expect and how to support your child through the changes.

Resilience: Helping Your Teenager Cope With Challenges

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

When young people are resilient, they cope better with difficult situations. They ‘bounce back’ when things go wrong. Young people need resilience to navigate life’s ups and downs, so building resilience is an important part of adolescent development.

Teen Privacy and Trust

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

The desire for more privacy is a natural part of adolescence. At the same time, teenagers still need your support to make good decisions. Trust is the key to finding a balance between your child’s need for privacy and your need to know what’s going on.

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