BabyBabyBabyBEnglishNABaby (1-12 months)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Your baby will go through many changes in their first year of life. Find out how their nutrition needs change and how you can support their physical development, communication and transition to other caregivers.</p><p>Your baby will go through many changes in their first year of life. Find out how their nutrition needs change as they start on textured foods and how you can support their physical development, communication and transition to other caregivers.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Feeding and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out if your baby is getting enough nutrition, how to phase out nighttime feeding and how to introduce new food textures.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=443&language=English">Expressing breast milk occasionally for your healthy baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=444&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breast milk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=497&language=English">Introducing solids</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=498&language=English">Nutrition as your baby gets older</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=635&language=English">Feeding your baby: Weaning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=31&language=English">Sensitive gag reflex: Transition to textured foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=514&language=English">Failure to thrive</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about routine healthcare, including tummy time, dental and skin care and easing teething pain.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=494&language=English">Bath time for babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=448&language=English">Crying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=432&language=English">Holding and dressing your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care and dental care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=304&language=English">Teething</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=296&language=English">Tummy time: Helping your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=493&language=English">Immunizations</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Health issues</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to manage skin conditions, constipation and infections and how to prevent serious events such as sudden infant death syndrome.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=506&language=English">Health issues in your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=710&language=English">Babies: How can you tell if your baby is ill?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=454&language=English">Behaviour changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=508&language=English">Ear infection and sore throat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=24&language=English">Flattened head syndrome (positional plagiocephaly)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=513&language=English">Pinworm infestations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=465&language=English">Premature babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=507&language=English">Respiratory problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=511&language=English">Skin conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=460&language=English">Sudden infant death syndrome</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your baby's development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to support your baby's communication and thinking skills as well as their emotional and social development.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=488&language=English">Learning to think: Cognitive development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=481&language=English">Physical development of babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=487&language=English">Social and emotional development of babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=499&language=English">Temperament</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/baby_landing_Page.jpgYourBabyAgesandStages
Maternal & newbornMaternal & newbornMaternal & newbornMEnglishNANewborn (0-28 days)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about newborn nutrition, routine care and everyday health issues as well as some common physical and emotional adjustments to life after pregnancy.</p><p>Your baby's first month is an exciting, and sometimes overwhelming, time. Learn about newborn nutrition, routine care and everyday health issues as well as some common physical and emotional adjustments to life after pregnancy.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about your newborn's body and behaviour and how to keep them safe.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=413&language=English">Newborn babies at birth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=445&language=English">Newborn baby behaviour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=436&language=English">Newborn baby safety</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Feeding and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about breastfeeding and other nutrition options for your newborn and how to handle spitting up and vomiting.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English">Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=442&language=English">Medications and alcohol in breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=444&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=457&language=English">Spitting up and vomiting</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your newborn baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to hold and dress your newborn and manage routine care such as bathtime, diaper changes and dental care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=435&language=English">Bath time for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=448&language=English">Crying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=432&language=English">Holding and dressing your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care, and dental care for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=425&language=English">Routine health care for newborn babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in newborn babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some common health issues in newborns, including colic, diaper rash, fever and abnormal stool.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=453&language=English">Health issues in your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=710&language=English">Babies: How can you tell if your baby is ill?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=454&language=English">Behaviour changes in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=456&language=English">Eye concerns in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=459&language=English">Infection in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">You, your baby and your family</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about recovery after childbirth and the physical and emotional adjustments to life with a newborn.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=450&language=English">Adjusting to your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=451&language=English">Relationship stress after having a baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=414&language=English">The postpartum period</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=415&language=English">Childbirth recovery and postpartum care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=416&language=English">Breast changes after childbirth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=418&language=English">Baby blues and postpartum depression</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Pregnancy_newborn_landing_page.jpgYourNewbornAgesandStages
Pre-teenPre-teenPre-teenPEnglishNAPre-teen (9-12 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>As your child enters the pre-teen years, they have more opportunities to express their independence. Find out how to support their mental health, monitor their nutrition, prepare for puberty and handle influences from the media.</p><p>As your child enters the pre-teen years, they have more opportunities to express their independence. Find out how to support their mental health, monitor their nutrition, prepare for puberty and handle influences from the media.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Behaviour issues</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about talking to your child and handling any concerns about bullying.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=736&language=English">Cyberbullying part one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=737&language=English">Cyberbullying part two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=738&language=English">Cyberbullying: Talking to your children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Common health problems</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to identify and respond to pierced ear infections and sleep disturbances and more serious conditions such as scoliosis.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about some common issues such as child and youth anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns and the influence of television, the internet and social media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=20&language=English">Substance abuse</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Puberty</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about the physical and emotional changes in boys and girls and how they are linked with puberty.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=624&language=English">Stages of puberty in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=299&language=English">Menstruation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=300&language=English">Menstruation and developmental disability: Advice for parents of adolescent girls</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=623&language=English">Puberty in girls</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Relationships and sexuality</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to talk to your pre-teen about sex and relationships and how to help them make safe choices about using the internet and social media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=716&language=English">Sex education: What children should learn and when</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=718&language=English">Sex education for children: Why parents should talk to their kids about sex</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=717&language=English">Sex education for children: Eight tips for parents</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Routine health in pre-teens</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the standard immunizations for pre-teens and how to help a pre-teen make healthy food choices.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=493&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=338&language=English">Nutrition</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">School and activities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to continue supporting your child with homework and respond to concerns about ADHD or other conditions that may affect learning.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=653&language=English">Learning disabilities at school: An introduction</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Ages_stages_pre-teen.jpgYourPreteenAgesandStages
PreschoolerPreschoolerPreschoolerPEnglishNAPreschooler (2-4 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Even before your child starts school, they may already be in an organized daycare setting. Discover how to handle common pre-school toilet training, discipline and health issues and continue supporting your child’s development.</p><p>Even before your child starts school, they may already be in an organized daycare setting. Discover how to handle common pre-school toilet training, discipline and health issues and continue supporting your child’s development.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your preschooler</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about routine care such as immunizations, nutrition and keeping your child safe in the sun.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=493&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=338&language=English">Nutrition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Sleep and sleeping problems in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about the importance of sleep for your preschooler and how to deal with night terrors and other sleep problems.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=633&language=English">Babies: Phasing out nighttime feedings</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child get a good night's sleep</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=305&language=English">Night terrors</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Discipline and behaviour issues in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to discipline your child calmly and cope with bullying and angry outbursts.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management for young children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in preschoolers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to manage common issues such as respiratory infections, poor bladder control and diarrhea and more serious concerns such as speech problems or suspected ADHD or autism.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=21&language=English">Autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile seizures (convulsions caused by fever)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3&language=English">Soiling (encopresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=298&language=English">Speech problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your preschooler's development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read how you can best support your preschooler's communication and motor skills and their emotional development.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=720&language=English">Phonological awareness: What sounds your child can recognize at different ages</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Ages_stages_pre-school.jpgYourPreschoolerAgesandStages
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Learn about the typical physical, emotional and communication milestones for school-age children and how to handle issues such as bullying, bladder control and sleep problems.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how you can support your school-age child's independence, communication and motor skills.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Milestones</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the standard physical, social and cognitive (information processing) skills for a typical school-age child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=711&language=English">Cognitive development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=712&language=English">Physical development in school-age children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=713&language=English">Social and emotional development in school-age children</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your school-age child</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to manage issues such as bullying, discipline, sleep and speech problems and immunizations.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=493&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=298&language=English">Speech problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read how to identify and respond to issues such as skin infections, poor bladder control and suspected ADHD or autism spectrum disorder.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=21&language=English">Autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=16&language=English">Bed-wetting (nocturnal enuresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=47&language=English">Biofeedback to help your child's bladder control problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=49&language=English">Bladder retraining</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Learning and education</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how you can support your child's learning and set fair rules for behaviour and homework.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=653&language=English">Learning disabilities at school: An introduction</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=722&language=English">Mathematics milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" 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infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to support your teen if they are experiencing anxiety, depression or bullying and how to support a healthy, safe use of social media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=303&language=English">Bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=20&language=English">Substance abuse</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=22&language=English">Suicide prevention</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Puberty</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about the physical and emotional changes in boys and girls and how they are linked with puberty.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=624&language=English">Stages of puberty in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=299&language=English">Menstruation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=300&language=English">Menstruation and developmental disability: Advice for parents of adolescent girls</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=623&language=English">Puberty in girls</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Relationships and sexuality</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to guide your teen to make safe choices and understand the importance of consent.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=716&language=English">Sex education: What children should learn and when</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" 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Learn about toilet training, managing appetite slumps, handling common health issues and disciplining your child.<br></p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your toddler</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about routine care such as toilet training, managing new eating habits, giving medicine and choosing a daycare.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=637&language=English">Appetite slump in toddlers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=493&language=English">Immunizations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=31&language=English">Sensitive gag reflex: Transition to textured foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleeping problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3&language=English">Soiling (encopresis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Discipline and behaviour issues in toddlers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to manage your toddler's behaviour calmly but firmly and how to help them manage anxiety.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=301&language=English">Anger management for young children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=714&language=English">Disciplining your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in todders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how identify and treat constipation, diaper rash, diarrhea and common respiratory infections.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=5&language=English">Anal fissure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=12&language=English">Colds (viral upper respiratory infections)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=6&language=English">Constipation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=17&language=English">Croup</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">Ear infection (otitis media)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1&language=English">Febrile 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