Month: April 2018

27 Apr

Advice from Health Canada on Buying Second-hand Items

Buying second-hand products on the Internet or checking out yard sales and flea markets? Be aware of potential risks and ask questions to make sure your perfect find is safe to use.   You should avoid items that are: banned, such as baby walkers and feeding devices for baby bottles. damaged missing labelling or instructions. …

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11 Apr

Concerned about road safety in your neighborhood?

            Do you worry about road safety in your neighborhood? Do cars whiz by your children’s play grounds? These concerns are shared by Solidarité familles et sécurité routière. Last week Nancy Gilbert, co-founder of this organization visited Take-a- Break Drop In to help parents become more aware of  the problem …

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9 Apr

Reducing Social Isolation of Seniors

Social isolation affects more than 15% of the elderly population and has many impacts on physical, psychological and cognitive health. The Collectif aînés isolement social ville de Québec works to educate people about what each of us can do to reduce social isolation among seniors. Watch their touching video (with English subtitles) about the importance doing …

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9 Apr

FREE Breastfeeding Information Session for Expectant Parents

Moms and dads-to-be why not  join us for our first breastfeeding information session.  Kate Nadeau, Breastfeeding Coach with Allaitement Québec and mother of two will offer practical advice to expectant parents about breastfeeding. Learn what to expect as your baby begins nursing                            …

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