The annual Canadian Paediatric Society art contest is now underway! Encourage young artists to submit an entry. This year’s theme is “Friendly advice from Canadian kids!”
At about 6 months, your baby will be ready for other foods. As you introduce your baby to new foods, you can continue to breastfeed. This is called weaning and is a natural stage in your baby’s development.
Avoid being in the sun for long periods of time at the start of the season. Gradually increase the amount of time you spend outdoors with your child over a period of several days. Learn more about sun safety.
Playgrounds can help children be active and healthy. They’re a place where children can run, jump, climb, slide and play with peers. Read our tips for choosing a safe playground.
Stay up-to-date on the most recent product recalls and health warnings affecting children and remember to report any problems with toys to your local Health Canada Product Safety Office.
Would you like to help us improve Caring for Kids? We’re looking for volunteers to help ensure that Caring for Kids meets the needs of parents and caregivers. Find out how you can participate.