Early Nurturing Lifelong Benefits
Most new parents want to do the "right thing”, but few are trained to know what that is. After all, babies don’t come with a manual.
Parenting is a learned skill that is often passed on inter-generationally. Combine this fact with the massive amount of research available, and new parents can be easily overwhelmed.
What to believe? Who to trust?
Leading researchers and health professionals, specialized in Early Childhood Development, are working with the KidCareCanada Society so that you can easily access the most current research and use it to nurture your new baby.
Ask the Doctor, Ask the Public Health Nurse
How long can a new baby go without getting nutrition? My new baby is 2 days old. I really want to breast feed but am having difficulty making this work. My baby is losing weight.
If this mother had her baby in a hospital she is likely now at home. In BC all new mothers should expect to receive ...
Dr. Lionel Traverse
MD, FRCPC, Clinical Associate Professor Paediatrics, UBC Paediatrician
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