November 30, 2014You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
November 30, 2014Establishing healthy daytime and evening routines can help your child have a good night’s sleep. And if your child is sleeping well, chances are you might sleep better too. Here are some ideas to get you started.
November 30, 2014Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can help your child develop strong, healthy teeth by making sure his teeth are cleaned twice a day.
November 30, 2014During the early school years, children learn more, longer words and how sounds combine to make words. Here are some of the ways your children’s language and communication skills develop.
November 30, 2014It’s normal for you and your child to feel uncomfortable talking about tough topics such as divorce, illness, death, adoption, sex and world disasters.
November 30, 2014Try these tasty and healthy breakfast ideas to get your child to eat this important morning meal.
November 30, 2014Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. Learning about and eating good food from an early age will help your child develop healthy habits for life.
November 30, 2014Reading food labels can help us make healthy and safe food choices. But there’s so much information it can sometimes be confusing. Here’s how to read food labels and figure out if a food is healthy or not.
November 30, 2014Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. Good self-esteem helps children try new things, take healthy risks and solve problems. It gives them a solid foundation for their learning and development.
November 30, 2014Bullying can be frightening, and physically and emotionally damaging for children. It is all too common among school children. Even preschoolers can experience it. Here are some tips on how to spot if your child is being bullied and what you can do about it.
August 12, 2013It's easy to confuse pre-labour with true labour. Here's a list of signs to help you tell the difference.
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 10, 2013Learning to do hand expression in the first three to four days after your baby is born is important.
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.
April 10, 2013The cognitive skills in a 12 to 18 month old are flourishing rapidly.
April 15, 2015Putting a baby to sleep is sometimes not an easy task. Some babies are naturally better sleepers than others. Here are some tips on helping you and you baby establish a healthy sleep schedule.
August 6, 2013Between six and nine months, you'll really start to notice your baby's social and emotional development. Here's what you can expect.
August 6, 2013Between nine to 12 months, play with your baby often and create lots of opportunities for physical activity.
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.
November 4, 2013Healthy eating is always important and when you’re pregnant it's vital. Here is a guide on what to eat when pregnant to ensure that you and your baby get all the nutrition you need.
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.
August 30, 2013Parenting a toddler isn't always easy. We have some valuable suggestions on keeping little ones healthy and happy.
August 22, 2013We're excited to launch our new breastfeeding tool: Your Breastfeeding Buddy. It's a handy way for new moms to keep track of their breastfeeding experience.
July 30, 2013Kids love dips! Here are 6 healthy recipes for Greek yogurt-based dips that will get your kids up close and personal with their veggies.