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Finding Balance as a New Working Mom

Read one woman’s personal experience with Finding Balance as a New Working Mom on the Kelty Mental Health website blog. Read the full story

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Online Nutrition Resources from BCAPOP

19 March 2015

The BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs (BCAPOP) provides links to a range of prenatal and toddler nutrition information and healthy food ideas.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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Reproductive Mental Health – BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services

19 March 2015

The Reproductive Mental Health pages on the BC Mental Health website provide resources for individuals and professionals, including self-care guides, factsheets, and practice guidelines.

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Posted in Mental Health, National Priorities

Hand in Hand Developmental Support Resource Kit

19 March 2015

The Hand in Hand Developmental Support Resource is designed for use with children at risk, particularly children involved with child welfare, and created as a part of the Infant Mental Health and Family Law Initiative.

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Posted in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, National Priorities

Stop Family Violence

19 March 2015

Stop Family Violence, a joint project between PHAC and Canada’s Family Violence Initiative, is a one-stop resource on family violence for families and professionals.

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Posted in Announcements, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Updates

ECEBC Annual Conference Apr 30 – May 2

19 March 2015

The Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) will be holding their 44th Annual Conference, “Strengthening Connections Through Our Cultures and Practices”, April 30 to May 2 in Richmond, BC

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

24 Hr Cribside Assistance Manual from Dad Central Ontario

19 March 2015

Dad Central Ontario has produced a digital manual for new dads with tips on the practical aspects of being a first time father.

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Posted in Fathering, Research + Innovations

FASD resources from NBDPN Birth Defects Prevention Month 2015

25 February 2015

The US National Birth Defects Prevention Network, which held its annual Birth Defects Prevention Month in January 2015, has produced a downloadable resource package and a range of online resources as part of their awareness campaign.

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Posted in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, National Priorities

Mayo Clinic Expert Answers: Infant and Toddler Health

25 February 2015

The Mayo Clinic website includes an “Experts Answer” page on Infant and Toddler Health where experts address parents’ questions on a variety of topics. This month looks at breast-feeding and weight loss, low milk supply and whether to wake a newborn for feedings.

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Posted in Breastfeeding, Research + Innovations

The Newborn Weight Tool (Newt)

25 February 2015

A new study is the first to detail the weight loss patterns of exclusively breastfed newborns, producing an online tool to help pediatricians determine whether exclusively breastfed newborns have lost too much weight in the first days of life.

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Posted in Breastfeeding, Research + Innovations

Ongoing Debate Over Screen Time Use With Infants and Toddlers

25 February 2015

In her November 2014 article for Slate, titled “Common-Sense, Science-Based Advice on Toddler Screen Time: Finally!”, author Lisa Guernsey argues the need to accept the reality of ‘smart’ devices as an integrated part of our life in current society, and find ways of using them as part of our interactions with young children, rather than trying to keep our infants and toddlers isolated from access.

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Posted in Parenting, Research + Innovations

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What Should You Do When Children Hit?

Added on 25 February 2015

What To Do When Children Hit, a video featured on The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development website, gives strategies for parents in preventing and dealing with early childhood aggression.

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