January 25, 2018All the leading experts recommend breastfeeding for two years or longer. It has many benefits for both you and your child.
January 25, 2018A caesarean birth (or C-section) is the birth of a baby through a cut in your abdomen and uterus.
January 25, 2018Most new parents are both anxious and excited about bringing their baby home for the first time. Here are some tips to help you welcome your newborn.
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.
January 25, 2018Between six and nine months, you'll really start to notice your baby's social and emotional development. Here's what you can expect.
January 25, 2018When your baby is between six and nine months, you will notice that he or she makes distinct sounds.
January 24, 2018Between nine to 12 months, play with your baby often and create lots of opportunities for physical activity.
January 24, 2018Babies between six and nine months grow and develop rapidly and it’s so much fun to witness!
January 24, 2018As your baby grows, he or she will get better at learning to think - This is cognitive development.
January 18, 2018The second trimester is a time of rapid growth for your baby (called a fetus). Most of the brain’s development begins now and will continue after your baby’s birth.
August 2, 2013To maintain a healthy weight during pregnancy, plan your meals and choose healthier foods. Eating for two is about eating twice as healthy, not twice as much.
August 14, 2013There are 4 stages of labour. Watch to learn what happens and how you might feel during each stage.
August 11, 2013Breastfeeding is not only the best thing for your baby. It's also good for you - and even for the environment.
August 14, 2013Trying different breastfeeding positions, and changing positions when you need to, can help make the whole process easier and more successful. Here is a video that can help.
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 12, 2013It's easy to confuse pre-labour with true labour. Here's a list of signs to help you tell the difference.
August 10, 2013Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
November 30, 2014Teenagers need free time to explore their own interests, be with friends or just unwind. If you and your teenager can find free time activities to enjoy together, it can be a great way to build on your relationship.
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 14, 2013Healthy babies will take what they need, as long as you respond to their feeding cues. Here is a video to learn about what those cues are and what action to take to ensure a good feed.
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.
September 17, 2013Here are three simple food and drink tips for helping your child keep a healthy smile.
September 3, 2013Back to school lunches are nothing to fear. Here are tips to becoming a lunch box expert.