Three Foundations of Life-long 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.

Supportive Relationships, Protective Environments and Healthy Nutrition are Foundational

There are three foundations of a heathy life: supportive relationships, protective physical and social environments and healthy nutrition.

How to Build Life-Long Health for Human Beings

Positive relationships begin with the parent-infant connection and last throughout life. Children also need to be physically safe in the home and in the greater environment. Finally, children need to be fed and eat well.


Dr. Thomas Boyce