December 23, 2016Nurse-Family Partnership is a free public health program for women having their first baby and ensures they both receive support during pregnancy and after the child is born up to two years of age.
January 4, 2016Breastmilk is the only food your baby needs for the first 6 months. Continue to offer breastmilk until your baby is 2 years old and older.
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.
April 15, 2015Putting a baby to sleep is sometimes not an easy task. Some babies are naturally better sleepers than others. Here are some tips on helping you and you baby establish a healthy sleep schedule.
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, 2014Creative play and art is an important part of development and helps nurture your preschooler’s senses. You can help support your preschooler by creating an encouraging environment and allowing plenty of time for free-flowing creative activities.
November 30, 2014Learning language is a lifelong process and supports your child’s ability to communicate and express feelings. Learning to understand, use and enjoy language is an important first step in literacy, and the basis for learning to read and write.
November 30, 2014Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar. You can also look forward to some entertaining stories!
November 30, 2014Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar and you can look forward to some entertaining stories.
November 30, 2014Sharing is an important life skill. It’s something toddlers and children need to learn in order to make friends and play cooperatively.
August 12, 2013It's easy to confuse pre-labour with true labour. Here's a list of signs to help you tell the difference.
April 10, 2013Between 30 and 36 months, your toddler is becoming a big kid, with physical skills that amaze you every day.
August 14, 2013There are 4 stages of labour. Watch to learn what happens and how you might feel during each stage.
August 8, 2013The fourth stage of labour is the first two or three hours after birth. You may feel dizzy or faint if you stand up.
August 14, 2013Healthy babies will take what they need, as long as you respond to their feeding cues. Here is a video to learn about what those cues are and what action to take to ensure a good feed.
January 25, 2018When your baby is between six and nine months, you will notice that he or she makes distinct sounds.
November 3, 2013Young people often develop drinking patterns like those of the adults in their lives, so prevention should start early and in your home. Remember, teens aren't always likely to ask about what binge drinking really is (and its dangers).
April 10, 2013You'll be amazed at your toddlers cognitive abilities between 24 and 30 months. At this age, toddlers can figure things out, often with impressive results.
August 13, 2013Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.
January 18, 2018Drinking and smoking aren't just harmful when you're pregnant - they can affect your baby's health, too.
January 24, 2013We know that role modeling healthy eating behaviour is important when teaching good nutrition to our children. But what happens when that’s not enough?
December 20, 2012Pregnant? Wondering how much activity you can do? This blog will help you to stay active and provide recommendations on how to do so safely!
December 5, 2012Influenza, also called the flu, affects all age groups, but for young children they are at greater risk for developing a serious illness or severe complications. The flu shot can help avoid this, learn how.
October 30, 2012Supporting healthy eating messages at school; What ideas do you have to help strengthen the communication?
October 4, 2012Breastfeeding? Here's some advice to help you get the answers and support you need, your not alone.
September 20, 2012Feeling anxious about sending your food allergic child to school? Share your ideas of how to manage food allergies.
September 4, 2012Two words: school lunches. Before you sigh and slump over in defeat, click here for fresh ideas that will infuse some flavour into those lunch bags.
August 23, 2012Do you cook with your kids? Why not video it and send it in? You might win big.
July 12, 2012Infants and children who are vomiting and have diarrhea can quickly progress to dangerous levels of dehydration. Here are some tips about seeking help and hydration.
July 3, 2012One of the gifts we received after our son was born was a baby food blender.These mini-blenders are meant to help parents make their own baby food...