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The early years are important to your child's wellbeing. Get some great ideas about how you can support your child as they learn and grow and have lots of fun together at the same time!

If you don’t find what you are looking for in the topics listed below, call or email Your Health Connection 705-721-7520 or 1 877-721-7520.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Air Quality - Indoor
Air Quality - Outdoor
Alcohol
Alcohol Hand Rinses and Gels

B

Babies - Skin Care
Baby Blues - What is it?
Baby's Growth During Pregnancy
Birth Control Methods
Bisphenol A (BPA)
Body Changes After Pregnancy
Body Changes in Pregnancy
Breastfeeding an Older Baby
Breastfeeding and Dads
Breastfeeding and Moms
Breastfeeding Basics
Breastfeeding Matters (PDF)
Breastfeeding Resources/Websites
Breastfeeding Services
BreastFeeding Services
Bullying

C

Car Seats - Buying a Car Seat
Car Seats - Using Car Seats Right
Chew Tobacco
Chicken Pox
Child Care
Circumcision
Colds and Flu
Comforting Your Baby
Crying and Colic

D

Development - Checklist
Diarrhea and Vomiting
Drinking Water - Nitrate
Driving - Teenagers
Drugs - Protecting Your Teenager

E

Ear Infections
Emotional Development of Children
Environmental Health

F

Fathers - Baby's First Year
Fathers - Dad Central Ontario
Fetal Development
Fever Facts
Fifth Disease
Flu and Colds
Flu Shots - Protect Your Family
Formula Feeding Risk and Cost
Formula Feeding Your Baby

H

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Handwashing Facts
Head Lice
Heat - Extreme Heat Facts
HIV - Pregnancy
HIV - Prenatal Testing
HIV and AIDS (PDF)
Home Safety Checklist (PDF)

I

Illness - When Your Child is Sick
Immunization - see Vaccines
Impetigo
Influenza

L

Labour - Preterm
Labour and Birth

M

Measles
Meningitis
Mental Health of Children
Mercury - Fish
Mumps

N

NutriSTEP
Nutrition - Canada's Food Guide
Nutrition - Feeding Your Family
Nutrition - Fish and Mercury
Nutrition - Infant
Nutrition - Pregnancy
Nutrition - Toddler

P

Parenting - 10 Tips for Parents
Parenting - Prenatal Classes
Parenting - Prenatal Services
Parenting - Services
Parenting – Teen Risk Taking
Parenting - Teens - Health Canada
Parenting – The Teenage Brain
Parenting - Your Teen
Parenting - Your Teen - Videos
Parenting Services
Pertussis
Petting Zoos
Physical Activity - Active Play
Piercing and Tattooing
Pinkeye
Pinworms
Postpartum Mood Disorders
Pregnancy - After Age 35 (PDF)
Pregnancy - Alcohol
Pregnancy - Baby's Growth
Pregnancy - Body Changes
Pregnancy - HIV
Pregnancy - HIV Prenatal Testing
Pregnancy - Labour and Birth
Pregnancy – Medications/Drugs
Pregnancy - Nutrition
Pregnancy - Smoking
Pregnancy - Work (PDF) - English
Prenatal Classes
Prenatal Services
Preterm Labour

R

Read and Sing To Your Baby
RESOURCES
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Ringworm
Roseola
Rotavirus
Rubella (German Measles)

S

Safety - Burns and Scalds
Safety - Concussions
Safety - Equipment Recalls
Safety - Falls Prevention
Safety - Helmets and Snow Sports
Safety - Home Safety (PDF)
Safety - Home Safety Check List
Safety - Is Your Child Safe
Safety - Lifejackets and PFDs
Safety - Parachute Canada
Safety - Pedestrian
Safety - Playground
Safety - Poisoning Prevention
Safety - Water Safety
Safety - Wheeled Activities
Safety - Wood Burning Stoves
Scabies
Scarlet Fever
Sexuality - For Parents
Sexuality - My Child is Gay
Sexuality - Sexual Orientation
Sexuality - Talking To Your Teen
Skin to Skin Contact
Sleep Safety for Babies
Smoke - Free Cars
Smoke - Free Homes
Smoking - Marketing to Children
Smoking - Quitting Tips
Smoking and Pregnancy
Speech and Language - Muskoka
Speech and Language - Simcoe
Speech and Language Development
Strep Throat
Stress - Helping your Teen
Sun Safety - Tips for Parents

T

Tattooing and Piercing
Teeth - All About Baby Teeth
Teeth - Brushing and Flossing
Teeth - Health Unit Clinics
Teeth - Sealants
Teeth - Teething
Teeth - Tips for Parents
Teeth - Tooth Decay
Teeth - X-rays
Thumb/Finger Sucking
Tobacco Use Prevention
Toilet Learning
Triple P Parenting Program (PDF)
Tummy Time For Your Baby

V

Vaccines - Daycare Requirement
Vaccines - Fact Sheets
Vaccines - Health Unit Clinics
Vaccines - Immunization Record
Vaccines - Parent Resource
Vaccines - Programs in Schools
Vaccines - Schedule
Vaccines - What is Immunization?
Vaccines - Where to Learn More
Vision

W

Website - Caring for Kids (CPS)
Website - Dad Central Ontario
Website - Motherisk
Weight Gain During Pregnancy
Work - Pregnancy (PDF)