November 30, 2014Establishing healthy daytime and evening routines can help your child have a good night’s sleep. And if your child is sleeping well, chances are you might sleep better too. Here are some ideas to get you started.
November 30, 2014Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can help your child develop strong, healthy teeth by making sure his teeth are cleaned twice a day.
November 30, 2014During the early school years, children learn more, longer words and how sounds combine to make words. Here are some of the ways your children’s language and communication skills develop.
November 30, 2014It’s normal for you and your child to feel uncomfortable talking about tough topics such as divorce, illness, death, adoption, sex and world disasters.
November 30, 2014Try these tasty and healthy breakfast ideas to get your child to eat this important morning meal.
November 30, 2014Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. Learning about and eating good food from an early age will help your child develop healthy habits for life.
November 30, 2014Reading food labels can help us make healthy and safe food choices. But there’s so much information it can sometimes be confusing. Here’s how to read food labels and figure out if a food is healthy or not.
November 30, 2014Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. Good self-esteem helps children try new things, take healthy risks and solve problems. It gives them a solid foundation for their learning and development.
November 30, 2014Bullying can be frightening, and physically and emotionally damaging for children. It is all too common among school children. Even preschoolers can experience it. Here are some tips on how to spot if your child is being bullied and what you can do about it.
November 30, 2014Try these tips to encourage the behaviour you want in your child.
August 14, 2013Latching your baby onto the breast correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Having your baby skin-to-skin with you is the ideal way to start.
January 29, 2018Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
August 11, 2013One of the key decisions to make in choosing a healthcare provider is whether to use a doctor or a midwife for your pregnancy. In BC, the healthcare system will pay for either - but not both.
January 5, 2014Making the decision to supplement is an important one - sometimes it’s medically necessary.
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.
November 30, 2014You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
January 30, 2018By the age of 30 to 36 months, your toddler's language skills have grown by leaps and bounds. Here's what else to expect at this age.
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.
December 21, 2015Introducing 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.
January 30, 2018Now that your toddler is between 30 and 36 months, his or her cognitive skills are developing at lightning speed.