November 30, 2014Preschoolers come in all shapes and sizes, but preschooler development at 3-4 years typically has a few things in common. Here’s what your preschooler might be doing.
November 30, 2014Preschoolers come in all shapes and sizes, but preschooler development at 4-5 years typically has a few things in common. Here’s what your preschooler might be doing.
November 30, 2014The period between childhood and young adulthood is a period of rapid change - physical, emotional, cognitive and social. During this time, children’s bodies change in different ways at different times. No two teenage bodies are the same.
November 30, 2014Good family relationships help your child feel secure and loved. This is what children need to learn and grow.
November 30, 2014Some routine is helpful for all families. It helps you get through the things that need to be done each day, and can also build your family bonds. A good routine caters to the needs of all family members.
November 30, 2014Learning how to make and keep friends is an important part of growing up for your child. Having friends is good for children’s self-esteem, wellbeing and ability to get along with others. Here are some frequently asked questions about children’s friendships.
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.
November 30, 2014Teenagers need love and support from parents at a time when lots of other things in their lives are changing. You can keep your relationship with your teenage child strong through ordinary, everyday activities.
November 30, 2014As children grow they’ll come across problems they need to sort out themselves. You won’t always be there to give your child advice, but you can help him develop skills and strategies so he can solve problems on his own.
November 30, 2014Taking risks is a normal and common part of adolescence. There are things you can do to help your child stay safe - and ease your own anxiety.
August 11, 2013If you’re planning to have your baby in a hospital, pack a bag ahead of time. Here are some tips for making sure you include all you need.
August 13, 2013By the time a toddler is 36 months, he or she has 20 teeth. Learn about dental care and how to cope with teething.
August 2, 2013Pregnancy, especially later pregnancy, can be a real pain in the back. The good news is that following a few basic tips can help keep your spine strong and healthy.
August 5, 2013A small portion of your baby's umbilical cord will remain attached after birth. This stump will fall off on its own within about five to 15 days.
August 4, 2013Sore nipples? It’s natural when you first start breastfeeding.
August 13, 2013More and more women are breastfeeding in public these days, but if you’re just starting out, you might be uncomfortable.
August 14, 2013The second stage of labour begins with full dilation and ends with your baby's birth. It can take anywhere from a few minutes to two or three hours.
August 12, 2013Once you have your breastfeeding routine well established you may want to introduce an occasional cup or bottle of breast milk.
August 5, 2013Kegel exercises help to strengthen the vaginal and perineal area. These muscles support your baby while you're pregnant.
August 9, 2013Before we knew better, hospital staff took babies away from their mothers at birth. Most of these practices have changed.