November 30, 2014Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns.
November 30, 2014Night terrors and nightmares are different. Here are some ways to tell them apart and ideas for helping your child.
November 30, 2014Active listening can be a powerful tool to improve communication and build a positive relationship with your child.
November 30, 2014Your child is starting to care about fitting into a wider social world now, and you can help her. While she might seem grown up as she heads off to school, her family relationships are still the biggest factor in her development.
November 30, 2014Children learn how to talk and listen as they grow and develop. Positive talking and listening is about taking turns, speaking politely, not interrupting and not talking back.
November 30, 2014As they learn and develop, children want and need responsibility. It’s an important part of their growth and development. Though it can be hard for you to let go, here are some ideas on finding a balance.
November 30, 2014As teenagers become more independent, they often spend more time away from home. It might also feel like your child is less interested in talking to you. But there are plenty of things you can do to maintain a strong positive relationship and stay connected with your teenager.
November 30, 2014Preschoolers suddenly want to chat to everybody about everything because they’re putting together their new language skills and boundless curiosity.
November 30, 2014Talking and listening to children does lots of important things. It improves your bond with them, and encourages them to listen to you. It helps them to form relationships and to build self-esteem.
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.
January 26, 2018According to the Canadian Paediatric Society, the safest place for a baby to sleep is on their back in his or her own crib.
August 5, 2013Healthy foods can provide most of nutrients your body needs right now. But if you're breastfeeding, you should take a supplement.
August 4, 2013If you have red, itching, persistently sore nipples; burning or shooting pain in your breast during and after feeding; or cracked nipples that don’t heal, you may have thrush (a yeast infection).
November 30, 2014Wanting to be more like your friends is a normal part of being a teen. Peer pressure isn’t always a bad thing, but when it causes concern for you or your child, there are things you can do to help manage it.
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.
August 10, 2013For the first while after giving birth it may be difficult to pee. You may also find it hard to tell when your bladder's full.
January 30, 2018Temperament is your toddler's distinct nature or character and may be seen in a number of ways, such as activity level, predictability or how easily your child adapts to new people and situations.
August 9, 2013Before we knew better, hospital staff took babies away from their mothers at birth. Most of these practices have changed.
August 10, 2013In the third stage of labour the uterus contracts, and the placenta completes its separation from the wall of the uterus and is birthed. This stage can take five to 30 minutes or longer.
January 30, 2018Kegel exercises help to strengthen the vaginal and perineal area. These muscles support your baby while you're pregnant.