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Breastfeeding - Learning the Basics

Breastfeeding - Learning the Basics

January 4, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breastmilk 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.
Starting Solids

Starting Solids

December 21, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Introducing 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.
Register Your Pregnancy for Prenatal Care

Register Your Pregnancy for Prenatal Care

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy is an exciting time! It's also a time full of physical, emotional and life changes. Get the best possible support during and after pregnancy by registering with your local health authority.
Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Schedule for Babies

April 15, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Putting 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.
Encouraging Preschoolers Creative and Artistic Development

Encouraging Preschoolers Creative and Artistic Development

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Creative play and art is an important part of development and helps nurture your preschooler’s senses. You can help support your preschooler by creating an encouraging environment and allowing plenty of time for free-flowing creative activities.
Language Development: An Amazing Journey

Language Development: An Amazing Journey

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Learning language is a lifelong process and supports your child’s ability to communicate and express feelings. Learning to understand, use and enjoy language is an important first step in literacy, and the basis for learning to read and write.
Language Development: 3-4 years

Language Development: 3-4 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar. You can also look forward to some entertaining stories!
Language Development: 4-5 years

Language Development: 4-5 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar and you can look forward to some entertaining stories.
Learning to Share

Learning to Share

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Sharing is an important life skill. It’s something toddlers and children need to learn in order to make friends and play cooperatively.
Preschoolers at Play

Preschoolers at Play

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Preschoolers love to play. They love to play with parents, other children and on their own, and with toys or other objects. Play helps preschoolers learn about social relations and teaches them about sharing and taking turns.

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