nurturing the best possible start

September 2012

Interview with Dr. Gabor Mate

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 10:49 -- admin

Dr. Gabor Mate, a renowned physician and author – and compassionate human being -- shares his insights on post-partum depression, babies’ needs and the role of dads in a compelling interview to be included in our upcoming video on perinatal and post-partum depression to be released in chapter format in 2012 and 2013.  Check our web site for clips that will be posted over the next few months.

Announcements!

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 09:30 -- admin

Best Babies Program

Our executive director will present to moms at Victoria’s Best Babies Program, part of the Neighbourhood Resource Group in the Fernwood community in Victoria on September 12.  Estelle will interact with new parents, show video clips and talk about the impacts of stress.

Radio Interview with Estelle

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:00 -- admin

Shirley Broback, host of RealParenting, a popular Saturday morning radio show on CFAX 1070, interviewed our executive director on July 28.
 
The main theme was “Babies don’t need parents to be perfect”.  You can read about this in Shirley’s blog on Realparenting.ca by clicking here.  

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