November 30, 2014Developing your preschooler’s social skills will help her to make friends and have meaningful relationships with family, friends and classmates.
November 30, 2014Praise and encouragement helps your child to feel good about herself, and boosts her self-esteem.
November 30, 2014Helping your child stay healthy by keeping them physically active and spending less time in front of screens is a fabulous decision. Here are some ideas to help you both succeed.
November 30, 2014Trying lots of different activities and sports – and even playing more than one sport – helps children work out what they like and are good at. Like most things, if children do well at a particular physical activity, they’re more likely to stay interested.
November 30, 2014Getting children involved in lots of fun physical activity keeps them active and healthy. It’s easy when you help them find activities that they enjoy - and that you can do as part of everyday family life.
November 30, 2014In the elementary school years your child will enjoy testing out her physical abilities. She’ll build a lot of self-esteem from new physical achievements too. Here are play ideas to encourage her to keep moving.
November 30, 2014Outdoor play is a big part of healthy growth and development for your child.
November 30, 2014By encouraging your child to do some physical activity every day, you’re helping your child to be healthy and setting up healthy habits for life. Daily physical activity can be a lot of fun!
November 30, 2014Whenever children play actively, there’s always a chance of injury. But injury prevention involves just a few simple steps so that your child can enjoy physical activity safely.
November 30, 2014If your child is having problems in school – academic, social or behavioural – one of the most important things you can do is to form a strong working alliance with your child’s teacher. Here are some ideas to get you started.
August 14, 2013There are 4 stages of labour. Watch to learn what happens and how you might feel during each stage.
August 13, 2013Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.
January 4, 2016Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Continue to offer breastmilk until your baby is 2 years old and older.
August 5, 2013Watching your nine to 12 month old problem solve is fascinating. Here's what else you can expect at this age.
August 3, 2013Pregnancy can change your sexual relationship, but you and your partner can still be intimate. In fact, this may be a great time to experiment.
August 10, 2013Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
December 21, 2015Introducing 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.
August 12, 2013It's easy to confuse pre-labour with true labour. Here's a list of signs to help you tell the difference.
August 14, 2013Latching your baby correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Watch this video to learn more for latching on success for both you and your baby.
April 10, 2013At this stage a toddler is likely using things the way they are intended.
July 8, 2015You may have noticed. It’s hot outside! Make the most out of this summer bliss – keep the whole family safe while out in the sun and avoid heat-illness.
May 19, 2015Do allergies run in your family? If so, your baby has a higher risk of developing a food allergy. Read on to learn about the current advice for reducing the risk.
January 20, 2015“Taste training” isn’t boot camp for fussy eaters. It’s about learning healthy eating as a life skill. Here are some everyday practices to support your child to learn healthy eating.
October 21, 2014Halloween is always a spooktacular time for kids to dress up as their favourite character and make their way around the neighbourhood in search of treats. This year, why not try a new type of hauntingly thrilling give-away when trick-or-treaters come knocking?
October 8, 2014The first trimester of pregnancy is full physical changes, emotions, and appointments. Use this as a guide of what to expect during the first 0-14 weeks of pregnancy.
July 1, 2014Keep your kids fueled and ready for summer fun with these 5 easy snack ideas that they can make themselves. See how simple healthy snacking is for yourself!
February 25, 2014Registered dietitians at HealthLink BC can help provide you with the evidence-informed information you need. Here are the facts on the safety of eating soft cheese during pregnancy.
February 18, 2014Check out the updated Brand Name Food List. An online tool that supports healthy food choices in BC public schools.
January 14, 2014Healthy eating in BC schools is about to get a little easier with the release of the revised Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales in BC Schools, 2013 edition.
October 1, 2013October 1-7th is World Breastfeeding Week. Learn why it's so important for both mom and baby to breastfeed and why it's best to have some help along the way.