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Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership

December 23, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC

Nurse-Family Partnership is a free public health program for women having their first baby and ensures they both receive support during pregnancy and after the child is born up to two years of age.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Why Play is Important

Why Play is Important

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Play is more than just fun for kids. It’s how they learn, and how they work out who they are and where they fit in the world.

Dental Care for Preschoolers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can get your child off to a great start by cleaning her teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
Healthy Drinks for Children

Healthy Drinks for Children

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Water and milk are the best drinks for children. Healthy drinks for kids do not include sugary drinks such as pop, fruit drinks, vitamin enhanced waters, flavoured waters, energy drinks and sports drinks.

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