nurturing the best possible start

October 2017

Shaw TV South Vancouver Island - video featuring ABCs for New Parents

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:03 -- elizabeth

We are delighted to share the news that Shaw TV South Vancouver Island has a new video on YouTube that showcases the "ABC's for New Parents” book, which was developed through a collaboration between the Vancouver Island Health Authority and KIDCARECANADA.

New moms and expert professionals are featured in both the book and the SHAWTV video, providing valuable tips to new parents with regard to the social and emotional development of babies.

The link to the video is here:

KIDCARECANADA in Island Health Magazine

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:07 -- elizabeth

We are delighted that the Fall edition of Island Health Magazine features an article about our ABC book! One of many interesting articles in this publication which is available online as well as in print. See Page 6 of this edition - Building a Healthy Brain for your Baby!

And be sure to follow this great publication which covers a range of topics related to health and wellness.

Thank you Island Health!

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
We thank the Victoria Foundation for their support
Vancouver FoundationWe acknowledge the financial support of the Vancouver Foundation

The content of KidCareCanada videos is informed by current research and shared by experts in the field. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating, and is NOT a substitute for professional care.

If you (or someone you know) has thoughts of doing self-harm, or harm to a baby or anyone else, please call to speak with a trained crisis worker. Local Crisis Helpline numbers can be found through a Google Search.  In British Columbia, Canada you can call Mental Health Support (BC-wide) at 310-6789 or you can call the North American line 1 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
In ANY crisis, your local emergency number is another option and it is always available. Use 911 in North America, 999 in the UK or, if you're elsewhere, use the emergency number for your area.