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Oral Care for Your Baby

March 31, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Babies’ teeth usually start coming in around six months of age. Baby teeth are very important and your baby needs your help taking care of them.

Dental Care During Pregnancy

March 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Taking extra care of your mouth and teeth during pregnancy is very important. Did you know that pregnancy hormones can affect the health of your gums?

Can Cloth Diapers Work for Your Family?

March 17, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many expectant and new parents wonder about using cloth diapers for their baby. Here's what to consider when choosing a cloth diapers, the types of services and the benefits.

Including a Doula in Your Birth Experience

January 15, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Hiring a doula can help with labour, delivery and breastfeeding support, help develop your birth wishes and provide comfort and help you prepare for birth.

What To Eat When Pregnant

November 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy eating is always important and when you’re pregnant it's vital. Here is a guide on what to eat when pregnant to ensure that you and your baby get all the nutrition you need.

Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

November 3, 2013 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.

Meal Suggestions for Toddlers

November 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Starting at 12 months of age, toddlers need an assortment of food three to four times a day, plus one or two snacks. If you're wondering what foods are best for toddlers, we have a comprehensive list that will help.

A Video on Breastfeeding and Skin-to-Skin Contact

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch this video to learn more about the importance of skin-to-skin contact in the first few hours after the birth of your baby.

A Video on Latching your Baby

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Latching your baby correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Watch this video to learn more for latching on success for both you and your baby.

Video About Planning a Pregnancy

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your health before you become pregnant is important when planning a pregnancy. Watch this video to learn more about pre‑pregnancy health, fertility and planning your pregnancy.



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