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Parents are Baby’s First Teachers – revised!

Parents are Baby’s First Teachers – revised!

We’ve updated one of our most popular videos, “Parents are Baby’s First Teachers” removing the image of a newborn with a soother as current research suggests it is best for babies to be confident at feeding before using a soother. We have also removed the image of the dad on the couch with his young […]

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Connecting in the time of Covid-19

Connecting in the time of Covid-19

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness …” These opening lines to “A Tale of Two Cities” were written in 1859 by the British novelist Charles Dickens; they seem to work well for our current situation! How are […]

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Province of BC – Family and Social Supports COVID-19

Province of BC – Family and Social Supports COVID-19

KidCareCanada shares this information with thanks to the British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development. The Province of BC is helping essential service workers find child care. To support parents who are essential service workers during the response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Province is launching a new process. This process will match parents, […]

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A Community of Care

A Community of Care

Even before COVID-19 a remarkable group of individuals and two businesses, PENNA & CO in Broadmead and Quadra London Drugs, came together to support a family newly arrived from Iran. A few months ago our executive director, Estelle Paget, met this family at a “Books for Breakfast” event at Bruce Hutchison Library, organized by the […]

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Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Conference

Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Conference

Dr. Andrew Macnab, Eva Bild (Mothering Touch) and Estelle Paget felt privileged to present at the 2020 Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Conference, along with Dr. Joanna Cheek, who participated electronically. Their session, “Anxiety and Depression: Voices that Support Expectant and New Parents” was well received and included this 4:13 minute video of “Mothers’ Voices” https://kidcarecanada.org/videos/mothers-voices/ […]

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Following up on “A Positive Start to Life”

Following up on “A Positive Start to Life”

Yesterday’s event in Victoria – “A Positive Start to Life” – sponsored by Leadership Victoria, was a wonderful success! Panelists Suzanne Jackson (Child Care Planner, BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres), Dr. Andrew Macnab, MD (Pediatrician and Director, KidCareCanada Board), David Lau (Executive Director, Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society) discussed the importance of the […]

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Newsletters

Newsletter – Feb 2018

Newsletter – Feb 2018

Love and the Importance of Touch Introducing our series on Baby Massage

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Newsletter – May 2017

Newsletter – May 2017

Spring is a time of renewal and growth.

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Latest Newsletter

Latest Newsletter

This is our latest newsletter

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