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 10, 2013Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
August 13, 2013The first stage of labour begins with contractions that continue to increase in length and intensity, and ends when the cervix is fully dilated.
November 3, 2013Young people often develop drinking patterns like those of the adults in their lives, so prevention should start early and in your home. Remember, teens aren't always likely to ask about what binge drinking really is (and its dangers).
August 4, 2013When your baby’s ready for more than breast milk, start introducing foods rich in iron.
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.
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 5, 2013Women who have delivered a baby vaginally will tell you that, after the birth, one of the most daunting "firsts" was anticipating their first bowel movement.
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 13, 2013Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.
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.
February 18, 2014Check out the updated Brand Name Food List. An online tool that supports healthy food choices in BC public schools.