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What Should You Do When Children Hit?

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. Read the full story

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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Concerns Over Commercialization of Ultrasound Imaging During Pregnancy

25 February 2015

An editorial in The Lancet looks at concerns expressed in a recent USFDA consumer health release about the use of ultrasound imaging outside of health settings.

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Posted in Announcements, Keeping In Touch News

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Study Demonstrates Links Between Children’s Exposure to Partner Violence and Emotional and Behavioural Issues in School

16 February 2015

Recent studies by Dr. Megan Holmes and her team demonstrate links between exposure of pre-school-aged children to intimate partner violence and later emotional and behavioural issues in elementary school.

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Posted in Parenting, Research + Innovations

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CAI Cross Agency Mentoring Opportunity: Cohort 2

16 February 2015

The application deadline for Cohort 2 (May 2015 – February 2016) mentorship through the CAI Cross Agency Mentoring Program is Monday, April 6. Four community-based, non-profit agencies and one Aboriginal agency will have the opportunity to be mentored by an organization with past success in cultivating and maintaining key partnerships.

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Posted in Funding, Opportunities

Zone’In Moving to Learn Recommendations

16 February 2015

In a Jan 25 blog post, Cris Rowan, of Zone’in Consulting, writes about “Child Mental Illness – Have we individualized what is really a systemic problem?” and presents her “8 System Initiative to Enhance Child Development and Learning”.

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Posted in Mental Health, National Priorities

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Vanessa Lapointe “Discipline That Nurtures Children” workshop, Feb 21, Duncan

16 February 2015

The Sundrops Centre for Child Development, in partnership with Success by 6, is presenting a morning workshop with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe on Saturday, February 21 at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan, BC.

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

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BC Early Years Strategy Major Capital Funding: Second Phase Available

16 February 2015

Applications for the second phase of major capital funding under the BC Early Years Strategy will be accepted until March 20, 2015. The next information session will be held on February 25.

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Posted in Funding, Opportunities

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What Should You Do When Children Hit?

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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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