Back to schoolBack to schoolBack to schoolBEnglishNAPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>From homework tips, to dealing with bullying and keeping kids active, our back to school tips will help you prepare for a fun and successful year ahead.</p><p>To most parents, September means one thing: time to send kids back to school. From homework tips, to dealing with bullying, to keeping kids active and healthy, our back to school tips will help you and your child prepare for a fun and successful year ahead.</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">Learning</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Academics are the main reason that kids go to school. Here, find helpful tips on everything from homework help to teaching your child math skills.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=651&language=English">Reading and writing milestones</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1903&language=English">Reading problems: How to help your child</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" href="/Article?contentid=1899&language=English">Mathematics: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=649&language=English">Spatial reasoning skills: How to foster in 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">Screen time</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>These days we all spend a lot of time in front of electronic devices. Find out about the impacts of too much “screen time” and how to set limits.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=644&language=English">How to help your child set healthy screen time limits</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</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to help your kids navigate some of the more difficult aspects of relationships with their peers on and off of school grounds.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Bullying</h3></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></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sex</h3></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></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>While in school, kids may struggle with social and academic pressures that affect their mental health. Here are some tips to help them cope.</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: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=289&language=English">Self-harm in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=291&language=English">Suicide in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=626&language=English">Resilience</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=630&language=English">Self-efficacy in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1964&language=English">Self-efficacy: How to foster in 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">Physical health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Good physical health can help your child to feel great and achieve better academic success. From being active to eating right, we have you covered.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sleep</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=647&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your teen</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Physical activity</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=642&language=English">Physical activity: Guidelines for children and teens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=641&language=English">Physical activity: Benefits of exercise for health and wellbeing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1950&language=English">Enhancing movement skills in your child</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Nutrition</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1436&language=English">Canada's Food Guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=639&language=English">How a balanced diet and healthy eating habits can help your child's mental health</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1464&language=English">School-aged child, tween and teen meal ideas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=638&language=English">Healthy eating for teens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1466&language=English">Healthy food and drink choices outside the home</a></li></ol></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">After school</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Back to school also means a return to after school activities. Check out these articles on everything from sports to safely crossing the street.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1982&language=English">Helmets: How they prevent injury</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1983&language=English">Helmets: How to get your child to wear one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1953&language=English">Organized sports: A winning formula for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1957&language=English">Playground safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1955&language=English">Pedestrian safety for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1968&language=English">Water safety and drowning prevention</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/back_to_school_learning_hub.jpgBackToSchoolbacktoschool,healthyliving
Breast feedingBreast feedingBreast feedingBEnglishDevelopmentalNewborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find information for parents about breastfeeding. In addition find information about expressing breast milk, feeding a baby in hospital, weaning and introducing solids. Also learn about feeding and nutrition problems in babies.</p><p>Find information for parents about breastfeeding and how to troubleshoot breastfeeding problems. In addition find information about expressing (pumping) breast milk, feeding a baby in hospital, weaning and introducing solids. Also learn about digestive system disorders, and feeding and nutrition problems in babies.</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">Breastfeeding overview</h2></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=439&language=English">Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies</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=1972&language=English">Breastfeeding: Test weighing your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=442&language=English">Medications and alcohol in breastfeeding</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">Bottle-feeding, formula feeding and breast pumping</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><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=719&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</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 aids</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1979&language=English">Finger feeding your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1988&language=English">Lactation aid</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 older babies</h2></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=635&language=English">Feeding your baby: Weaning</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></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 problems in babies</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=457&language=English">Spitting up and vomiting</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=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=514&language=English">Failure to thrive</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=968&language=English">​Cleft lip and cleft palate: Spoon feeding and cup drinking</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">Digestive system disorders in babies</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1770&language=English">Congenital malformations of the gastrointestinal tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=817&language=English">Gastroesophageal reflux disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1804&language=English">Immature gastrointestinal tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2&language=English">Pyloric stenosis</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 a sick baby</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1971&language=English">Breastfeeding your hospitalized baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1843&language=English">Breastfeeding premature babies in the NICU</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1845&language=English">Breast milk: Expressing for your hospitalized baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Nasogastric tube (NG tube): Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1842&language=English">Feeding and nutrition for premature babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1197&language=English">Energy boosting during baby's first year</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1684&language=English">Feeding a baby with a heart condition</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">Troubleshooting breastfeeding problems</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=441&language=English">Breast changes and conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1911&language=English">Breastfeeding problems: Sore nipples</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/breast_feeding_learning_hub.jpgbreastfeedinghealthyliving
Health & wellnessHealth & wellnessHealth & wellnessHEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about the importance of routine health care. Also find information about the importance of sleep and physical activity and how much your child should be getting.</p><p>Learn about the importance of routine health care including hand washing, eye and ear care, and dental care (includes some practical posters that can be downloaded and printed out). Also find information about physical activity and its benefits, and how much your child should be getting. Finally, learn about the importance of sleep and how you can help your child get a good night's sleep.</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">Cleanliness and grooming</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about basic care for your child from the importance of handwashing to how to take care of your babies skin and nails. </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=967&language=English">Foreskin care in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Handwashing</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 newborns</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">Clothes, toys and equipment</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the importance of car seat safety for newborns, babies and children. Also find some information about how to keep your nursery safe for your newborn. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=438&language=English">Car seat safety for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=495&language=English">Car seat safety for babies and children</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=437&language=English">Nursery equipment safety 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">Dental care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about basic dental care for your child and find information on some common mouth and tooth disorders. There are also some printable resources to use with your child about brushing their teeth, drinking from a cup and drinking water. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care and dental care for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1994&language=English">Teeth: Dental care for children</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=1995&language=English">Tooth injury: First aid</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Mouth and tooth disorders</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=939&language=English">Canker sores</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=940&language=English">Excessive drooling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=23&language=English">Oral thrush</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Printable Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_Dental_care_brush_every_night.pdf">Poster: Brush every night when teeth are in sight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_Dental_care_start_a_cup.pdf">Poster: Start a cup as I grow up</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_Dental_care_water_between_meals.pdf">Poster: Water between meals is more than ideal</a></li></ol></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">Elimination</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information on a variety of topics such as toilet training, functional constipation, diarrhea, anal fissure and urinary tract 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=820&language=English">Antibiotic-associated diarrhea</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=48&language=English">Bladder augmentation</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=6&language=English">Constipation</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=433&language=English">Diapers</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=960&language=English">Functional constipation: Your child's treatment plan</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=636&language=English">Toilet training</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=935&language=English">Urinary tract infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=510&language=English">Urinary tract infections in babies</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=bladder-child">How the Body Works: Bladder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=kidney-child">How the Body Works: Kidneys</a></li></ol></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">Eye and ear care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what is involved in taking care of your child eyes and ears. You can learn how often your child should go for an eye examinations and how to put in eye drops or apply eye ointment. You will also find resources about ear infections. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=962&language=English">Blocked tear ducts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=750&language=English">Earache</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=1941&language=English">Eye anatomy and function</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=995&language=English">Eye drops: How to put in</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1976&language=English">Eye examination for your child​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=996&language=English">Eye ointment: How to apply</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=782&language=English">Pink eye (conjunctivitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=747&language=English">Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=424&language=English">The five senses</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">Physical activity, sports and fitness</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how much physical activity your child should be doing, how it will benefit them and how you can promote it in your child. Find information about helmets, concussion and how to manage your child's return to activity after a concussion. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=963&language=English">Concussion: Managing your child's return to everyday activities</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1978&language=English">Finding and keeping a healthy body weight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=766&language=English">Head injury and concussion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1966&language=English">Heat-related illness: How to prevent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1982&language=English">Helmets: How they prevent injury</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1983&language=English">Helmets: How to get your child to wear one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1950&language=English">Enhancing movement skills in your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1953&language=English">Organized sports: A winning formula for children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=641&language=English">Physical activity: Benefits of exercise for health and wellbeing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=642&language=English">Physical activity guidelines for children and teens​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=838&language=English">Sport-related concussion​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1992&language=English">Sports 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=1949&language=English">The role of active transportation and child-friendly communities</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 care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about immunizations and when your child should have them. Also learn how you can reduce or eliminate your baby or child's pain during vaccinations. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=36&language=English">Blood work: Helping your child get ready</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1986&language=English">Immunization schedule</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1985&language=English">Immunization "catch-up" for children who have not been fully immunized</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=989&language=English">Pain-free injections in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=990&language=English">Pain-free injections in children over one year of age</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=491&language=English">Routine health care for your baby</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">Screen time</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what screen time is and how it affects your child's physical and mental health. Learn how to work with your child to set healthy limits on their screen time. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=644&language=English">How to help your child set healthy screen time limits</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</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about sleep such as making sleep easier for your newborn and how to help your child or teen get a good night's sleep. Learn about some problems that could be preventing your child from getting a good night's sleep such as night terrors. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Babies</h3></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 for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness in newborns</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Older children</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</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=647&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your teen get a good night's sleep ​</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sleep problems</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><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><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleep problems</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/health_and_wellness_learning_hub.jpghealthwellnesshealthyliving
LearningLearningLearningLEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Helpful information for parents to help their child get the most out of school. Learn about academic milestones, bullying and how different types of health conditions and learning disabilities may affect your child at school.</p>​<p>Starting school allows children to build on the skills they have already started developing at home. Find information for parents to help their child get the most out of school, both in and out of the classroom. Learn about academic milestones for children and what you can do to help your child. Find information about how different health conditions and learning disabilities may affect your child at school. Also find resources about bullying and download some tip sheets for parents about bullying in young children.</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">Academic milestones in children</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some typical milestones for children and what to look out for if you suspect your child is not meeting these milestones. Remember that not all children learn at the same pace.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Milestones</h3></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=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><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" href="/Article?contentid=732&language=English">Speech and language milestones</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>When to worry</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=725&language=English">Phonological awareness: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=729&language=English">Reading problems: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=724&language=English">Mathematics: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=734&language=English">Speech and language: When to worry</a></li></ol></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">Boosting your child's academic skills</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover what you can do to help your child meet typical milestones. Also find some resources that may help you and your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Reading and writing skills</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=729&language=English">Reading problems: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=728&language=English">Reading: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=730&language=English">Reading and writing resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=735&language=English">Writing and printing resources</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Math skills</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=724&language=English">Mathematics: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=721&language=English">Mathematics problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=649&language=English">Spatial reasoning skills: How to foster in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=648&language=English">Financial literacy: Teaching kids about money</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=723&language=English">Mathematics resources</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Speech and language skills</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=734&language=English">Speech and language: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=731&language=English">Speech and language problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=733&language=English">Speech and language: Resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=725&language=English">Phonological awareness: When to worry</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=726&language=English">Phonological problems: How to help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=727&language=English">Phonological problems: Resources</a></li></ol></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">Bullying</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>School or day care is one of the places that bullying may occur. Learn about the different types of bullying, what to look out for and how to help your child. </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=632&language=English">Facial difference: Confronting the challenges of 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">Helping your child with special needs at school</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Children with health conditions may need special consideration at school. Learn what you need to communicate to your child's school or day care. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Health conditions at school</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1489&language=English">Asthma in school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1410&language=English">Brain tumour diagnosis and advocating for your child in school </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=650&language=English">Congenital heart defects: Information for teachers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1113&language=English">Eczema: School and activities </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2112&language=English">Epilepsy and learning </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2116&language=English">Epilepsy at school </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=652&language=English">Sickle cell disease: A practical guide for teachers</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Learning difficulties at school</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1999&language=English">ADHD: Communicating with your child's school </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=307&language=English">Dyslexia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=653&language=English">Learning disabilities at school: An introduction</a></li></ol></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">Information for teachers</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>If you are a teacher you may be faced with the extra challenge of having a child with a health condition in your classroom. Here is some information that may help you. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=650&language=English">Congenital heart defects: Information for teachers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=652&language=English">Sickle cell disease: A practical guide for teachers</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/learning_and_education_landing_page.jpglearninglearning,healthyliving
Mental healthMental healthMental healthMEnglishPsychiatryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>This hub offers resources on supporting your child's mental health through physical activity, sleep and nutrition. It also offers information on recognizing, treating and coping with a range of mental health conditions.<br></p><p>This hub includes resources for parents on how to support your child's mental health and general wellbeing through physical activity, sleep and nutrition. It also provides information on the signs, symptoms and treatments of different mental health conditions, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, behavioural disorders, anorexia nervosa and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.<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">Wellbeing<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The everyday pressures of growing up can put a strain on any child's mental wellbeing. Find out how physical activity, a healthy sleep routine, screen time limits and balanced nutrition can boost your child's mental health and support them through difficult times.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Physical Activity</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=642&language=English">Physical activity: Guidelines for children and teens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=641&language=English">Physical activity: Benefits of exercise for health and wellbeing</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Sleep</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=646&language=English">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=647&language=English">How to help your teen get a good night's sleep</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Screen time</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=643&language=English">Screen time: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=644&language=English">How to help your child set healthy screen time limits</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Nutrition</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=639&language=English">Nutrition: How a balanced diet and healthy eating habits can help your child's mental health</a></li></ol></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">Anxiety disorders<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Every child feels anxiety at some point as a natural part of growing up. An anxiety disorder, however, is when anxious feelings interfere with a child's everyday routine. Learn more about the signs, symptoms and range of anxiety disorders and how they ​are treated.</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: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=271&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=270&language=English">Types of anxiety disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=701&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=702&language=English">Psychotherapy and lifestyle changes</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">Obsessive compulsive disorder<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) occurs when a person suffers from troubling and intrusive thoughts and/or follows repetitive or strict routines to feel less worried. Learn about the causes, signs and impact of this disorder and how you can help your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=285&language=English">Obsessive compulsive disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=288&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=286&language=English">How OCD affects your child's life</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=709&language=English">Psychotherapy and medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=287&language=English">How to help your child at home</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">Depression<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Depression is an illness that causes someone to feel deep sadness or a lack of interest in activities that they once enjoyed. Discover how this condition affects a child's mood, sleep, concentration and energy levels, and how it can be treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=284&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=707&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=708&language=English">Psychotherapy and lifestyle changes</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">Bipolar disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>When a person has bipolar disorder, they alternate between low and elevated moods for days, weeks or months at a time. Learn about the bipolar disorder spectrum, the symptoms of manic and depressive episodes and how medications, therapy and lifestyle changes can help.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=279&language=English">Bipolar disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=280&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=704&language=English">Treatment with medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=705&language=English">Psychotherapy and lifestyle changes</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">Suicide and self-harm</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A child who experiences thoughts of suicide or self-harm is often suffering from overwhelming emotional pain. Find out how to help your child cope with difficult emotions, how to support and protect your child and where to find professional help.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=291&language=English">Suicide in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=289&language=English">Self-harm in children and teens: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=290&language=English">Signs and symptoms of suicide risk</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=293&language=English">How to help your child with difficult emotions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=292&language=English">How to protect your child from harm</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">Eating disorders<br></h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>An eating disorder not only risks your child's health but can also disrupt family life. Find out about the symptoms and treatment of anorexia, bulimia, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder and binge eating disorder and how you can help your child recover.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Anorexia nervosa</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=268&language=English">Anorexia nervosa: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=269&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=267&language=English">Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=700&language=English">Treatment options</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=266&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Bulimia nervosa</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=282&language=English">Bulimia nervosa: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=283&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=281&language=English">Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=706&language=English">Treatment options</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=294&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=274&language=English">Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=275&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=273&language=English">Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=703&language=English">Treatment options</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=272&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Binge eating disorder (BED)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=277&language=English">Binge eating disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=278&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=640&language=English">Obesity: Medical complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=276&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li></ol></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">Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) involves difficulties with controlling attention and regulating behaviour. Discover the main symptoms of ADHD in children and teens, how the disorder is diagnosed and how to help your child at home and at school.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1922&language=English">Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1923&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1997&language=English">How to help your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1999&language=English">Communicating with your child's school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1998&language=English">Treatment with medications</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">Behavioural disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Behavioural disorders include oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder. Learn how these disorders differ from typical misbehaviour, how therapy and medications can help and how you can manage problematic behaviour at home.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1924&language=English">Behavioural disorders: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1925&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2000&language=English">Treatment with psychotherapy and medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2001&language=English">How to help your child at home</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">Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is triggered by experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. Learn about the main symptoms of PTSD, how the condition is diagnosed and how psychotherapy and medications can help your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1927&language=English">Post-traumatic stress disorder: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1928&language=English">Signs and symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2005&language=English">Treatment with psychotherapy and medications</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">Brain disorders and mental health</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A brain disorder includes a condition, illness or injury that affects the brain and how it develops before or after birth. Find out how a brain disorder can affect your child's learning, mood and social skills, how its impact on mental health is assessed and how to help your child cope.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1926&language=English">Brain disorders and mental health: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2002&language=English">Assessing your child for neuropsychological difficulties</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2003&language=English">How to help your child cope</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2004&language=English">Common treatments</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Mental_health_landing-page.jpgmentalhealthhealthyliving
NutritionNutritionNutritionNEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyNAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Learn what nutrition is optimal for your child from the time they are born to the time they are a teen. Learn about the different food groups and find information about the different nutrients that food contains.</p><p>Learn about the different food groups and find examples of serving sizes for each group. Find information about the different nutrients that food contains and how much of each you need every day in order to stay healthy. Finally learn what nutrition is optimal for your child from the time they are born, including when you can start introducing solids, to the time they are school-aged, a pre-teen and a teen.</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">Nutrients and food groups</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1436&language=English">Canada's Food Guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1437&language=English">Vegetables and fruit</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1438&language=English">Grain products</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1439&language=English">Milk and alternatives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1440&language=English">Meat and alternatives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1441&language=English">Other foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1443&language=English">Carbohydrate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1444&language=English">Protein</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1445&language=English">Fat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1454&language=English">Other ingredients</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1442&language=English">Understanding food product labels</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1952&language=English">Nutrition labels: Finding out about the food you eat</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Vitamins and minerals</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1446&language=English">Vitamin B12</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1447&language=English">Vitamin D</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1448&language=English">Calcium</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1449&language=English">Folate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1450&language=English">Iron</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1451&language=English">Magnesium</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1452&language=English">Zinc</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1453&language=English">Other vitamins and minerals</a></li></ol></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">Nutrition for your baby</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1456&language=English">Nutrition for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1457&language=English">Understanding your baby's feeding cues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1458&language=English">Introducing new food textures to your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1459&language=English">Pasteurized food and 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">Nutrition for your toddler or preschooler</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1460&language=English">Feeding your toddler or preschooler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1461&language=English">Drinks for your toddler or preschooler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1462&language=English">Food likes and dislikes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1463&language=English">Preventing choking in toddlers and preschoolers</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">Nutrition for your school-aged child, tween or teen</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1464&language=English">School-aged child, tween and teen meal ideas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1465&language=English">Involving kids in meal time tasks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1466&language=English">Healthy food and drink choices outside the home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" 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href="/Article?contentid=1978&language=English">Finding and keeping a healthy body weight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=964&language=English">Higher fibre diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1916&language=English">Iron: Guidelines to improve your child's intake</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1990&language=English">Prebiotics and probiotics</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1965&language=English">Soy foods in your diet</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">Food allergies and sensitivities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A food allergy is the immune system's response to a protein found in food. A food sensitivity is the digestive system's difficulty in processing a food or chemical. Find out how to manage the most common allergies and sensitivities and when to get your child tested.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=806&language=English">Egg allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=807&language=English">Fish allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=808&language=English">Milk allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=809&language=English">Peanut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=810&language=English">Seafood allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=811&language=English">Sesame seed allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" 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syndrome (HUS)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1914&language=English">Food poisoning: Protecting your family </a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=509&language=English">Gastrointestinal infections in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Handwashing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=907&language=English">Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Symptoms of food poisoning</h3></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=776&language=English">Dehydration</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=746&language=English">Vomiting</a></li></ol></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">Pregnancy and nutrition</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1989&language=English">Nutrition before pregnancy and during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1991&language=English">Pregnancy nutrition: How to ease digestive discomfort through diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1980&language=English">Food safety during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=361&language=English">Diabetes and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=362&language=English">Eating disorders and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=365&language=English">Phenylketonuria (PKU) and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=857&language=English">Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)</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">Digestive system</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1467&language=English">GI tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1468&language=English">Liver, gallbladder and pancreas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1469&language=English">Gut flora</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/nutrition_learning_hub.jpgnutritionhealthyliving
Parenting & life skillsParenting & life skillsParenting & life skillsPEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about attachment, and the social and emotional development of babies. Explore topics such as bullying, anger management, resilience, puberty, sexuality and sleep.</p><p>Having a baby and starting a family is a wonderful experience, but it will also introduce a lot of changes into your life. Learn about attachment, and the social and emotional development of babies. Explore resources about topics such as bullying, anger management, general life skills such as resilience, puberty, sexuality and sleep.</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">Attachment and emotions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Attachment is the emotional tie between a baby and their caregiver. Learn about the different types of attachment and how a babies attachment develops over the first year of their life. Also learn about the social and emotional development of your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=739&language=English">Attachment part one: The dance of relationship</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=740&language=English">Attachment part two: Patterns of attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=741&language=English">Attachment part three: Attachment across the life span</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=742&language=English">Attachment part four: Caregiver and child influences on attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=743&language=English">Attachment part five: Attachment under adversity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=744&language=English">Attachment part six: Implications of attachment theory: past, present, and future</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment and babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=505&language=English">Attachment: What you can do</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=503&language=English">Development of attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=504&language=English">Your effect on your child's attachment</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Emotional development</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=625&language=English">Promoting a positive body image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=19&language=English">Depression: Overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=302&language=English">Psychological effects of disaster on children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=487&language=English">Social and emotional development in babies</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><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=499&language=English">Temperament</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=500&language=English">More about temperament</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=501&language=English">Temperament: What you can do</a></li></ol></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">Bullying</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Bullying can occur anywhere and take on many different forms. Learn about the different types of bullying, what to look out for and how to help your child. Find some resources for parents on how to deal with aggression and bullying in preschoolers. </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=632&language=English">Facial difference: Confronting the challenges of 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><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://kids.aboutkidshealth.ca/player?title=kids-on-bullying">Just for Kids: Kids on bullying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_PN_Tips_Preschool_Aggression.pdf">Parent tip sheet: Aggression in preschoolers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PDF_PN_Tips_Preschool_Bullying.pdf">Parent tip sheet: Preschool bullying</a></li></ol></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">Behaviour management</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some tips on appropriate types of discipline for children at different ages. Also learn how to manage anger in young children. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><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=301&language=English">Anger management for young 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">Life skills</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how to encourage life skills such as resilience, positive thinking and self-efficacy in your child. Also find out about the importance of creativity and curiosity. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=627&language=English">Creativity: How to raise a creative thinker</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=628&language=English">Curiosity: How nuture the urge to know more</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=629&language=English">Positive thinking: How to foster in your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=626&language=English">Resilience</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=630&language=English">Self-efficacy in 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">Parenting</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some information on adjusting to having a new baby and how this can affect your relationship with your partner. </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=452&language=English">Fatherhood: Having a new 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></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 information about the physical and emotional changes that happen in boy and girls as they go through puberty. Also find some resources that will help explain puberty to your child. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=624&language=English">Puberty in boys</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=623&language=English">Puberty in girls</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><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Resources</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://pie.med.utoronto.ca/htbw/module.html?module=sex-development">How the Body Works: Sex development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://kids.aboutkidshealth.ca/player?title=puberty">Just for Kids: Puberty</a></li></ol></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 child about sex and relationships. Find a guide about what information your child should be able understand at different ages. </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><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=345&language=English">Pregnancy in teenagers</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</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the importance of sleep and how to help your child get a good night's sleep. Also find information about problems that could be preventing your child from getting a good night's sleep such as night terrors. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Babies</h3></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 for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=446&language=English">States of alertness in newborns</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Older children</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=645&language=English">Sleep: Benefits and recommended amounts</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=647&language=English">Sleep tips: How to help your teen get a good night's sleep ​</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Sleep problems</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><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><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=306&language=English">Sleep problems</a></li></ol></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/parenting_life_skills_landing-page.jpgparentinghealthyliving
PregnancyPregnancyPregnancyPEnglishPregnancyPrenatalNANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageCollection Hub<p>​​​​​On average pregnancy last for nine months and is divided into three trimesters. Each trimester brings its own distinct set of changes. Learn about the changes you will see in your body, and the week-by-week development of your baby. </p><p>​​​On average pregnancy last for nine months and is divided into three trimesters. Each trimester brings its own distinct set of changes, both physically and emotionally. Learn about the changes you will see in your body, and the week-by-week development of your baby. </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">The pregnant mother</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Pregnancy lasts for nine months on average. The nine months of pregnancy are divided into three trimesters of three months each. Each trimester brings its own distinct set of changes, both physically and emotionally. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=317&language=English">The pregnant mother</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=318&language=English">Confirming your pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=319&language=English">Pregnancy: The first month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=320&language=English">Pregnancy: The second month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=321&language=English">Pregnancy: The third month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=322&language=English">Pregnancy: The fourth month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=323&language=English">Pregnancy: The fifth month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=324&language=English">Pregnancy: The sixth month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=325&language=English">Pregnancy: The seventh month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=326&language=English">Pregnancy: The eighth month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=327&language=English">Pregnancy: The ninth month</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=334&language=English">The expecting father</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">Fetal development</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The unborn baby does most of their development in the first three months, and is basically fully formed by the end of the first trimester. Learn about the week-by-week development of your baby. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=328&language=English">Fetal development</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=329&language=English">The first trimester: Month one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=330&language=English">The first trimester: Month two</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=331&language=English">The first trimester: Month three</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=332&language=English">The second trimester</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=333&language=English">The third trimester</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 care in pregnancy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Good health and nutrition are crucial to your baby’s development. Other important considerations include prenatal testing, exercise, staying away from harmful substances called teratogens, screening for infections and genetic testing if necessary. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=335&language=English">Health care in pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=336&language=English">Choosing a health care provider</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=337&language=English">Health care visits</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1989&language=English">Nutrition before and during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1991&language=English">Pregnancy nutrition: How to ease digestive discomfort through diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1980&language=English">Food safety during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=339&language=English">Exercise</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=340&language=English">Kick counts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=341&language=English">Things to avoid during pregnancy: Teratogens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=342&language=English">Prenatal testing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=343&language=English">Genetic counselling</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">Pregnancy complications</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about a number of complications that can arise during pregnancy, including nausea and vomiting, miscarriage, high blood pressure, infections, rhesus incompatibility, problems with the placenta and overdue pregnancy. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=346&language=English">Pregnancy complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=347&language=English">Nausea and vomiting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=348&language=English">Miscarriage</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=349&language=English">Ectopic pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=350&language=English">Rhesus hemolytic disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=516&language=English">Pregnancy-induced hypertension</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=351&language=English">Viral infections in pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=352&language=English">Bacterial infections in pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=353&language=English">Other infections in pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=354&language=English">Complications of the placenta</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=355&language=English">Complications of the umbilical cord and fetal membranes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=356&language=English">Overdue pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=357&language=English">Twins and multiple 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">Maternal conditions and pregnancy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A variety of chronic illnesses can have an effect on your pregnancy. If you have a chronic illness, it is important to learn how it can affect you and your unborn baby, and what can be done to manage the condition during pregnancy. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=358&language=English">Maternal conditions and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=359&language=English">Asthma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=360&language=English">Cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=361&language=English">Diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=362&language=English">Eating disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=363&language=English">Epilepsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=364&language=English">Heart disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=365&language=English">Phenylketonuria</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=366&language=English">Sickle cell anemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=367&language=English">Systemic lupus erythematosus</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=368&language=English">Thalassemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=369&language=English">Thyroid 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">Problems with the baby: Birth defects</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Occasionally something goes wrong with a baby's development during pregnancy. Birth defects can be caused by things such as teratogens or genetic disorders, or could be unknown. Find information on different types of birth defects. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=370&language=English">Problems with the baby: Birth defects</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=341&language=English">Things to avoid during pregnancy: Teratogens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=371&language=English">Neural tube defects</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=372&language=English">Heart problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=373&language=English">Digestive system problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=374&language=English">Lung problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=375&language=English">Kidney and bladder problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=376&language=English">Genital problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=377&language=English">Skeletal disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=378&language=English">Eye problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=379&language=English">Ear problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=380&language=English">Cleft lip and cleft palate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=381&language=English">Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=382&language=English">Neonatal abstinence 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">Pregnancy loss</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A pregnancy loss can happen through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, still birth and therapeutic abortion. It is important to realize that losing a baby, regardless of when or how it happened, is difficult to deal with and that you will need time to grieve for your baby. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=383&language=English">Miscarriage</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=349&language=English">Ectopic pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=384&language=English">Stillbirth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=385&language=English">Therapeutic abortion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=386&language=English">Grief and loss</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">Resources</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find resources about information such about cord blood banking and decision making during pregnancy. 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Safety & the environmentSafety & the environmentSafety & the environmentSEnglishNANANANANACaregivers Adult (19+) Teen (13-18 years)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Information for parents about indoor and outdoor safety, car and travel safety, and poison prevention. Also find first aid resources including information about animal bites, insect bites and sunburns.</p><p>Information for parents about indoor and outdoor safety such as scald prevention and how to prevent head injuries in children. There are also resources discussing car and travel safety, and poison prevention. Also find first aid resources including information about animal bites, insect bites and sunburns.<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">Cars and travel</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Information to help keep your child safe when they are in a car seat. Also things to keep in mind if you are travelling with a child who has a health condition. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=438&language=English">Car seat safety for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=495&language=English">Car seat safety for babies and young children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2518&language=English">Diabetes and vacations </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2117&language=English">Epilepsy and travel</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=903&language=English">Fever in a returning traveller</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1266&language=English">Accident benefits after a motor vehicle collision</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">Indoor safety</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about some of the things in your home that could harm you child and what you can do about them. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1116&language=English">Burns: Household safety and prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1939&language=English">Burns: Winter safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1946&language=English">Holiday safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1917&language=English">Lead poisoning</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=437&language=English">Nursery equipment safety for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1958&language=English">Poison-proof your home: A guide to keeping your family safe from poisons</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1960&language=English">Radon: Reducing your risk at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1962&language=English">Scald prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1963&language=English">Second-hand smoke</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1117&language=English">Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors</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">Outdoor safety and activities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about some of the outdoor things and activities that could harm you child and what you can do about them. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1959&language=English">Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworks </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1912&language=English">Cold weather injuries</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1940&language=English">Dressing for the cold</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1945&language=English">Halloween safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1966&language=English">Heat-related illness: How to prevent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1915&language=English">Heat-related illness in young athletes </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1982&language=English">Helmets: How they prevent injury​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1983&language=English">Helmets: How to get your child to wear one​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1984&language=English">How to prevent head injuries in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=800&language=English">Insect bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1954&language=English">Outdoor winter safety: Staying safe during winter activities</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1956&language=English">Plant safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1957&language=English">Playground safety​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1919&language=English">Recreational water illnesses: Prevention and precaution​</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1920&language=English">Spider bites and scorpion stings​</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=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1921&language=English">Tick bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1968&language=English">Water 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">Poisoning</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the different ways your child may come into contact with poison and and what you can do to keep your family safe. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a 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Summer tipsSummer tipsSummer tipsSEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Summer is a time to take a break from routine and make the most of the sunshine. Check out tips to for you and your family about playing in the sun or water, travelling, preparing a summer feast or exploring nature.</p><p>Summer is a time to take a break from routine and make the most of the sunshine. Check out tips to keep summertime safe and stress-free for you and your family, whether playing in the sun or water, travelling, preparing a summer feast or exploring nature.</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">Sun</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Keep your child safe in the summer sun with these tips to protect their skin, keep them hydrated and shield them from heat stroke.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1966&language=English">Heat-related illness: How to prevent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1915&language=English">Heat-related illness in young athletes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1114&language=English">Eczema: Seasonal changes</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">Water</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Whether your child is a strong swimmer or doggy paddler, check out these tips for a safe, cooling dip in the water during the heat.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1968&language=English">Water safety and drowning prevention</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1919&language=English">Recreational water illnesses: Prevention and precaution</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=747&language=English">Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1044&language=English">CPR in a baby (0 to 12 months): First aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1041&language=English">CPR in a child (from age 1 to puberty): First aid</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">Outdoors</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Help your child stay active and free of injury while they play outside and go exploring during long, hot summer days.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1983&language=English">Helmets: How to get your child to wear one</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1982&language=English">Helmets: How they prevent injury</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1957&language=English">Playground 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">Nature</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Help your child enjoy all that nature has to offer with these tips on plant safety, insect bites and staying safe near campfires and fireworks.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1956&language=English">Plant safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=769&language=English">Poison ivy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=800&language=English">Insect bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1959&language=English">Burn prevention: Campfires and fireworks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1921&language=English">Tick bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=909&language=English">Lyme disease</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">Nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Use these tips to minimize the risk of allergic reactions and prepare safe and enjoyable summer time meals with family and friends.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1961&language=English">Safe outdoor meals</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1914&language=English">Food poisoning: Protecting your family</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food 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 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