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 8, 2013Sometimes, it's challenging to make healthy choices about what to eat - or what not to eat - after you've had a baby.
April 15, 2015Pregnancy 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.
August 11, 2013Breastfeeding is not only the best thing for your baby. It's also good for you - and even for the environment.
August 8, 2013If you think your toddler has a fever, feeling your toddler's forehead or neck for warmth is not enough. You need a thermometer to know for sure.
August 13, 2013Young children need to be protected from too much sun. Toddlers can easily overheat and their tender skin is vulnerable.
August 11, 2013If your nipples are flat or inverted, breastfeeding may be a little more challenging. Don’t worry. Most babies will learn to latch on anyway.
August 10, 2013Babies don't need a bath every day, but they do need to stay clean and dry.
August 8, 2013Exercise during pregnancy is important to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Talk to your doctor or midwife first to make sure it's safe, then make it fun by choosing activities you like.
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 12, 2013Swimming pools and garden ponds are like magnets to toddlers. So you need to practice good safety habits any time you're close to water.