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 26, 2018Street drugs and some pharmaceutical drugs can be harmful for you and for your developing baby during pregnancy.
January 26, 2018Wondering what's involved in early visits to your doctor or midwife? Here's an overview of what to expect.
January 26, 2018Here's some advice on choosing and installing the right seat, the right way.
January 26, 2018According to the Canadian Paediatric Society, the safest place for a baby to sleep is on their back in his or her own crib.
January 26, 2018Postpartum depression and anxiety can happen after birth or adoption. The condition is common.
January 26, 2018Shortly after your baby is born, healthcare providers will do a few routine tests and procedures. Here's what you can expect.
January 26, 2018The first time your baby gets a cold, fever or upset stomach, it's normal to worry. But learning how to deal with them, can help you breathe easier.
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 30, 2018Pain is a natural part of labour and birth, but every woman's experience is different. Similarly, there are lots of different approaches to managing pain.
January 24, 2018Between nine to 12 months, play with your baby often and create lots of opportunities for physical activity.
April 10, 2013The cognitive skills in a 12 to 18 month old are flourishing rapidly.
August 9, 2013During the third trimester you may be feeling excited or impatient to finally meet your baby.
April 10, 2013At this stage a toddler is likely using things the way they are intended.
August 11, 2013Breastfeeding is not only the best thing for your baby. It's also good for you - and even for the environment.
August 5, 2013After giving birth, the area around your vagina needs special care. Here's some advice on coping with discomfort, bleeding and other related issues.
January 30, 2018At 18 to 24 months, your toddler's language skills are flourishing. Your conversations are starting to become even more interesting.
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.
August 12, 2013Here are some language development milestones that you can expect during the first six months.
September 23, 2015In the second trimester of pregnancy (15-27 weeks), you will likely leave your morning sickness behind and welcome your energy back. From physical changes to getting the chance to see your baby for the first time, here’s an overview of what to expect.
September 9, 2015Do you have trouble getting started on healthy habits? You’re not alone. The BoosterBuddy app can help you stick to good mental health habits. Here’s more about the app and five top tips for motivation.
August 19, 2015Family households have started stirring with the back-to-school buzz. Follow our top 8 tips to make the transition from summer to school a breeze.
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.