Remember being a teenager in the summer time? Waking up late with the sun shining through your window. Spending the whole day at the river or lake with your best buds. Riding bikes all over town in search of adventure. Oh, those were the days...+ MORE
July 8, 2015 | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:
You may have noticed. It’s hot outside! There is a good chance your family’s summer calendar is filling up with backyard barbeques, days cooling off at the local swimming hole, and camping trips. Make the most out of this summer bliss – keep the whole family safe while out in the sun and avoid heat-illness. Here are tips to help. + MORE
October 29, 2014 | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags: workplace, safety, pregnancy, being healthy
Soon-to-be Moms and Dads often continue working up to (or close to) the due date of their baby. It’s important for workplaces to support expectant parents to help ensure safe and healthy pregnancies. Here’s how to create a supportive, healthy work environment. + MORE
October 8, 2014 | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags: trimester, first trimester, prenatal, tests, doctor, midwife, physical changes, emotional changes
So many new things happen during the first trimester (0-14 weeks) of pregnancy. From emotional and physical changes to medical tests and appointments, it can feel like a rollercoaster. Never fear, we’re here to help you enjoy the ride. + MORE
October 1, 2013 | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags: breastfeeding, new parents
Canada is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week from October 1st to 7th. This year's theme highlights the importance of providing support to breastfeeding moms and their families. Our guest blogger, Melanie Foster shares her experience learning to breastfeed her daughter and how a support system helped.
Melanie is a policy analyst with the BC Ministry of Health, who works in early childhood population and public health. Her primary project for her Master's in Public Administration focused on breastfeeding policy.
Here’s Melanie's story. + MORE