As a parent, you probably know that using a properly installed car seat on every trip can save the life of your child. We offer certified car seat technicians to give you peace of mind knowing your child is safe while traveling.
Fluoride varnish treatments are offered to all children 4 years of age and younger. We provide this service free of charge in all licensed day cares, Ontario Early Years Centres and in our health unit clinics.
If you or your child has been exposed to or has head lice, this page contains information to prevent, check and treat head lice.
If your child has a preferred activity, encourage them to participate in it once or twice per week, while getting them to partake in a variety of other physical activities 3 or 4 times per week.
Toddlers need at least 180 minutes of physical activity at any intensity spread throughout the day that help develop movement skills.
The Let’s Grow resource is offered to all parents of children from newborn to five years to provide you with information about growth and development. Parents who subscribe will receive twelve free “Let’s Grow” issues.
A parenting group that includes your infant for portions of shared experiences and learning. Share your experiences with other parents, and enjoy music circle and scrap-booking in each session.
If you are a parent or caregiver for a toddler or preschool child, use NutriSTEP as a fast and simple way to find out if your child is a healthy eater.
Healthy Babies Healthy Children provides free home visits by Public Health Nurses and Family Home Visitors to pregnant women and families with children not in school yet.
Whether you want a quick tip on how to handle a specific problem, or you want some ideas on how to promote your child's development, or you have more complex family issues, a registered nurse trained in Triple P can help meet your needs.