You’re Having a Baby!

Congratulations on your pregnancy! And now the journey begins. There is so much to learn before you bring your little one home. You may have lots of questions about pregnancy, nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, labour, birth, breastfeeding, how to care for your new baby and what is available for young families in the community. We want to help you on your journey … Read More

Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorder

Experiencing pregnancy and the birth of a child can be a very happy and exciting time in a woman’s life, but it can also be a time of mixed emotions and anxiety.  Did you know that depression is the #1 complication of childbirth?  It is estimated that approximately 15-20% of pregnant women will experience moderate to severe symptoms of depression. … Read More

Dear Mommy: Please make my world smoke-free!

Dear Mommy, Please make my world smoke-free!  When I am in your tummy I can’t get away from the smoke.  When I get out it will be a long time before I can crawl or walk away from the smoke.  I need you to keep me safe.  I can’t grow up as healthy as you would like if I am … Read More

New Dad

What’s a Dad to do with a Baby? Sometimes new fathers feel a little unsure of what to do with a new baby.  It can be scary holding your baby for the first time, let alone providing care. Parenting is a learning experience.  New dads often think that moms know exactly how to care for a new baby, but they … Read More

Sun Sense for Parents

Picture of a baby at the beach

Chances are your child will be spending a lot of time outdoors this summer. Unfortunately, too much sun can be harmful. Over time UV rays can cause skin cancer, premature aging and cataracts. As little as one blistering sunburn in childhood doubles the risk of developing melanoma as an adult. It is important that we practice sun sense at an early … Read More