For Parents & Parents-To-Be


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The resource, Is Your Child Safe?, provides a wide range of information related to child safety. In addition to the information provided, did you know that:
  • many babies never use a pacifier.
  • pacifiers may interfere with breastfeeding. If you choose to use a pacifier, wait until breastfeeding is well established.
  • there are many more ways to soothe your baby including: breastfeeding, skin to skin contact, cuddling, rocking, massaging, talking, singing, playing, etc.

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.