January 30, 2018Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of a healthy baby under the age of one.
January 30, 2018Ideally, babies should get all their nutrition from breastfeeding for the first six months.
January 30, 2018Breastfeeding alone can provide all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months – with one notable exception.
January 30, 2018Kegel exercises help to strengthen the vaginal and perineal area. These muscles support your baby while you're pregnant.
January 30, 2018It’s possible to have a healthy pregnancy if you are vegetarian, but it takes careful planning - you will need extra amounts of iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.
January 30, 2018During pregnancy, it's important to speak with your healthcare provider about sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
January 29, 2018Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Breastfeeding can continue even after starting solid foods until 12 months and beyond.
January 29, 2018Play is the work of toddlers. It’s one of the most important ways your toddler learns, develops, and discovers the world.
January 29, 2018A food allergy occurs when the body mistakes a food as harmful. An allergic reaction is the body’s immune system fighting back.
January 29, 2018Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
April 10, 2013At 18- 24 months, socializing with other children is an excellent way to foster your toddler's social and emotional development.
August 11, 2013During the second trimester - weeks 15 to 27 of pregnancy - your emotions may feel more stable. You’ll also experience a range of new physical changes.
January 25, 2018By the age of nine to 12 months, your baby has developed a distinct personality and can demonstrate many emotions. Here's what you can expect.
August 13, 2013The first six months is an important period in your baby’s social and emotional development.
August 9, 2013During the third trimester you may be feeling excited or impatient to finally meet your baby.
April 10, 2013Between 12 and 18 months is a fun age for toddlers (and their parents!). Here's what else you can expect in terms of social and emotional development.
January 24, 2018As your baby grows, he or she will get better at learning to think - This is cognitive development.
August 5, 2013Watching your nine to 12 month old problem solve is fascinating. Here's what else you can expect at this age.
August 14, 2013Watch this video to learn more about the importance of skin-to-skin contact in the first few hours after the birth of your baby.
July 24, 2014It’s likely you’ll have an ultrasound at least once during pregnancy. This scan lets you know how your baby is developing and when the due date might be. Here’s what to expect.
August 30, 2017It’s an exciting time for kids and teens heading back to school! But it can also cause stress and anxiety about what to expect from a new school year. Find information here on how to support your child.
August 23, 2017Lazy summer mornings will soon be just a sweet memory…is your family ready for the year ahead?
July 12, 2017Why is resilience important? How can parents help teenagers through hard times? Learn how, through conversations, you can help build your teenager’s skills to overcome negative experiences they may face in life or see in the media.
March 10, 2017Investing time and energy in building strong family relationships will help your kids develop healthy self-esteem, a feeling of connectedness, and create memories that last a lifetime.
January 3, 2017There’s no doubt that the topic of weight is a sensitive one, especially when it comes to children and teens. But families need to be well informed about what healthy growth and development looks like and where to go for support.Everybody develops differently at different ages. As a parent, keep these points in mind as your child grows.
October 4, 2016We all play a role in supporting breastfeeding – family, friends and even society as a whole. Here’s a look at five settings and groups where you can have an impact. Where do you fit in? What can you do to help?
August 18, 2016With summer at an end, kids are returning to school. You may be encouraging your kids to walk to school. Keep kids safe by empowering them with safe pedestrian skills.
July 11, 2016With summer’s warmer weather, more children are outside playing in the yard and around your neighborhood. You can keep kids safe by understanding the potential for back-over injuries in your driveway.
May 11, 2016Graduating students look forward to their after-grad party since the first day of 12th grade. Help keep your child safe by talking to them about alcohol and dry grad party options.
March 23, 2016Do you know what to do when you see someone is choking? Read this story of a regular family and a sudden event at the dinner table and learn how you can prevent that dreadful feeling when something goes “down the wrong tube”.