Because of our northern latitude, Canadian infants are at risk of vitamin D deficiency. Since breast milk has only small amounts of vitamin D, babies who are breastfed should receive a daily supplement, which is available as drops.
With so much information on immunization available from conflicting and often questionable sources, it’s easy to get overwhelmed or confused about the facts. Your Child’s Best Shot: A parent’s guide to vaccination is the only comprehensive Canadian reference specifically for parents.
Drowning is the second most common cause of death for children under 5 years of age. Here are some essential precautions to help protect your children in or around water.