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KidCareCanada Society News

KidCareCanada Dr. Carolyn Steinberg
Post date: Thu, 01/26/2012 - 12:10

KidCareCanada has received funding from the Victoria Foundation to develop a new video on Perinatal/Postpartum Depression.

Dr. Carolyn Steinberg

We are working with the Minsitry of Health, BC Womens Hospital, the Pacific Postpartum Society and leading experts in the field. Filming is underway. We have filmed Ms. Lynda Dechief in Nelson BC, Dr. Carolyn Steinberg at Richmond Hospital and Ms. Barb Komar in North Vancouver along with four mothers who have experienced anxiety and perinatal depression.

More filming will take place in Feburary in Victoria and Vancouver.

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Post date: Tue, 01/24/2012 - 11:30

KidCareCanada Society is currently putting the finishing touches on a new video, called Born to Communicate. It features the work of Dr. Janet Werker an international leader in the field of language development in infants and children. Filming took place in Dr. Werkers newborn lab at BC Womens Hospital and in the Infant Studies Centre at the University of British Columbia.

Post date: Fri, 12/23/2011 - 09:29

Compelling research points to the importance of early attachment and nurture for the life-long well-being of a child. The Emotional Safety DVD bridges the gap between research and the practice so that all new parents can be informed about what their baby really needs, and how they can provide it.

KidCareCanada Society partnered with Vancouver Native Health Society on the project, “Many Voices, One Song” that was funded by Social Accountability and Community Engagement, UBC Faculty of Medicine.

The video met with universal approval from the attendees at the November 23, 2011... read more

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2011 - 10:47

Check out the gallery of photos from the Emotional Safety DVD launch.

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2011 - 15:49

KidCareCanada Society and Vancouver Native Health Society launched the DVD “Emotional Safety” at Sheway, in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side on October 26, 2011. Please view the 3 minute promo.

Compelling research points to the importance of early attachment and nurture for the life-long well-being of a child. The Emotional Safety DVD bridges the gap between research and the practice so that all new parents can be informed about what their baby really needs, and how they can provide it.

Vancouver Native Health Society and KidCareCanada Society partnered on the project “Many... read more

Post date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 16:21

Estelle Paget is participating with Marg Rose M.Ed. Collaborative Consulting in a webinar on Health Literacy on July 8, 2011 at the University of Victoria. It part of the 2011 BC Public Health Summer School, “Advocacy and Health Literacy: Reinforcing Population Health Promotion”. Four principal sites are involved -- Vancouver (UBC), Victoria (UVic), Kelowna (KGH) and Prince George (UNBC). As part of this session on resources, the KidCareCanada Society video, “Emotional Safety” will be broadcast.

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2011 - 10:09

KidCareCanada Societies first AGM Report has now been posted to our site. You can review our Annual Report here.

Post date: Mon, 06/20/2011 - 10:58

Check out our new flyer!

Post date: Sun, 06/12/2011 - 10:59

Our First AGM is today June 12, 2011. You will be able to read our First Annual Report online soon. 

Post date: Fri, 05/27/2011 - 09:12

KidCareCanada thanks Dr. Tom Boyce Professor, Sunny Hill Health Centre, BC Leadership Chair in Child Development, College for Interdisciplinary Studies and Faculty of Medicine, for an inspiring and in-depth interview. It will be made available to new parents in a variety of formats, on this site and in our DVDs


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.