Stress and Adversity Affect Your Child’s Health


These resources are now owned and operated by Child Health BC who is making them freely available to parents, caregivers, families and anyone supporting healthy child development in the early years.

Medical Charts Tell a Story

A pediatrician noted that some children have very few medical problems while others seem to have far more than their share. He was compelled to understand why this would be the case.

Children with Health Problems Most Often Come from Families Enduring Stress and Adversity

That the psychological and socio-emotional life of children relates to differences in biology is something that is more accepted in the medical community today than it was in previous years.


Dr. Thomas Boyce