For Parents & Parents-To-Be


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Parents and caregivers can help their baby learn to read and talk by reading, talking and singing to their baby from the time they are born. Most brain growth happens by the time a child is three!

 

Check out these amazing videos from Early Literacy Specialist, Martha Kovacs Early Literacy 101: The Basics.

Refer to the Canadian Pediatric Society’s information page on this topic.  

 

 

Respond to Your Baby’s Cues

Providing a loving, consistent and positive relationship with your baby helps them to develop trust with you.

 

 

For more information on child health, parenting and services in Simcoe Muskoka, please contact your health care provider or contact Health Connection by calling 1-705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by email or connect with us wherever you are on Facebook or Twitter.