November 30, 2014Getting involved in the local community can boost teenagers’ confidence and self-esteem and give them a chance to build new skills. You can encourage your teen to get involved by taking part as a family or by helping your teen find activities that interest her.
November 30, 2014Extracurricular activities are fun and interesting things your child does outside of school. They let your child pursue an interest or a passion, meet like-minded people, or develop new skills and abilities. Balance is the key when it comes to these activities.
November 30, 2014The desire for more privacy is a natural part of adolescence. At the same time, teenagers still need your support to make good decisions. Trust is the key to finding a balance between your child’s need for privacy and your need to know what’s going on.
November 30, 2014When young people are resilient, they cope better with difficult situations. They ‘bounce back’ when things go wrong. Young people need resilience to navigate life’s ups and downs, so building resilience is an important part of adolescent development.
November 30, 2014Adolescence is a time of big social and emotional development for your child. It helps to know what to expect and how to support your child through the changes.
November 30, 2014As children enter the teenage years, friends become increasingly important. Positive, accepting and supportive friendships help teens develop towards adulthood.
July 24, 2014It’s likely you’ll have an ultrasound at least once during pregnancy. This scan lets you know how your baby is developing and when the due date might be. Here’s what to expect.
June 11, 2014Biliary atresia is a rare, but highly treatable liver disease that new parents should be aware of. Learn more about the disease and how to detect the symptoms.
March 31, 2014Babies’ teeth usually start coming in around six months of age. Baby teeth are very important and your baby needs your help taking care of them.
March 30, 2014Taking extra care of your mouth and teeth during pregnancy is very important. Did you know that pregnancy hormones can affect the health of your gums?
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 9, 2013Before we knew better, hospital staff took babies away from their mothers at birth. Most of these practices have changed.
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 14, 2013Wondering how to tell if your baby's had enough breast milk? Here's a list of signs that indicate a good feed.
August 14, 2013Watch to learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 2nd trimester.
August 8, 2013Sometimes, it's challenging to make healthy choices about what to eat - or what not to eat - after you've had a baby.
August 14, 2013Your health before you become pregnant is important when planning a pregnancy. Watch this video to learn more about pre‑pregnancy health, fertility and planning your pregnancy.
August 10, 2013Babies don't need a bath every day, but they do need to stay clean and dry.
August 13, 2013Young children need to be protected from too much sun. Toddlers can easily overheat and their tender skin is vulnerable.