November 30, 2014During adolescence, it’s usual for young people to think a lot about how their bodies look. A positive body image is an important part of healthy self-esteem, and you can help your child think and feel positively about his/her body.
November 30, 2014As your child grows, he’ll start eating away from home more often and making his own decisions about what he eats. Giving your child guidance and information about good nutrition at home can help him make healthy food choices when he’s out.
November 30, 2014In adolescence, food is the fuel for growing and developing. You can help your teen develop a healthy attitude towards food during these years.
November 30, 2014When young people experience bullying behaviour online, it can be difficult to spot. By knowing what cyberbullying is, you can better assess when to step in, and what to do about it.
November 30, 2014The internet can be a powerful tool for learning and social interaction. It’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. Here are some tips to help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while avoiding the risks.
November 30, 2014Your child interacts with media every day. Some of it might inform or entertain her, and some will try to sell her things or ideas. It can be overwhelming for your child – and you! But you can help your child learn to understand and question media messages.
November 30, 2014Teenagers spend an average of between one and three hours online each day. You might worry that this is bad for your child, but being part of the online world offers advantages too.
November 30, 2014Social networking sites are a big part of most teenagers’ social lives. You might worry about what your child is doing on the internet, but being part of the online world has its advantages, and you can help your child make the most of them.
November 30, 2014Many parents feel uncomfortable talking with their teenagers about topics such as sex or drugs. But tricky conversations can give you the opportunity to guide your child towards sensible and responsible decisions.
November 30, 2014Bullying is less common as your child moves through adolescence, but can still be devastating if it happens. It can be helpful to know the signs of bullying, how to help your child build resilience and life skills, and how to work with your child’s school to combat bullying.
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.
August 8, 2013The fourth stage of labour is the first two or three hours after birth. You may feel dizzy or faint if you stand up.
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.
August 6, 2013Being concerned about sodium is just as important for kids as it is for adults. Just like adults, kids can develop a taste and preference for salty foods high in sodium.
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 4, 2013Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
August 13, 2013Drinking and smoking aren't just harmful when you're pregnant - they can affect your baby's health, too.
December 1, 2017Pain 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.
August 12, 2013Here are some language development milestones that you can expect during the first six months.
August 14, 2013You are going to have a baby - Congratulations! Watching this video is a good place to start learning everything you need to know about pregnancy.
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.
April 9, 2013Being food safe while pregnant is important. A new booklet from the BC Centre for Disease Control lets you know which foods to avoid, safer alternatives and how to handle food safely.
April 2, 2013While ‘sneaking it in’ may be a popular strategy for getting your toddler to eat more vegetables, it should be used with caution as it could backfire and lead to more picky eating.
January 24, 2013We know that role modeling healthy eating behaviour is important when teaching good nutrition to our children. But what happens when that’s not enough?
December 20, 2012Pregnant? Wondering how much activity you can do? This blog will help you to stay active and provide recommendations on how to do so safely!
December 5, 2012Influenza, also called the flu, affects all age groups, but for young children they are at greater risk for developing a serious illness or severe complications. The flu shot can help avoid this, learn how.
October 30, 2012Supporting healthy eating messages at school; What ideas do you have to help strengthen the communication?
October 4, 2012Breastfeeding? Here's some advice to help you get the answers and support you need, your not alone.