Family Matters

18 Mar
2019

Need breastfeeding support? Don’t miss the next Breastfeeding Get-together

The Breastfeeding Get-together takes place once a month on a Tuesday morning starting at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Art room in the second floor of the Jeffery Hale Pavilion.  This is a great place to get support from Shelley Dupuis, certified Breastfeeding Consultant with Allaitement Québec and  to connect with other English-speaking moms.  Each …

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4 Mar
2019

Head to a nearby indoor pool and beat the winter blues!

Quebec City offers many opportunities for parents to go swimming with their children. Click here to find a pool in your neighborhood: https://www.ville.quebec.qc.ca/citoyens/loisirs_sports/installations_sportives/piscines_interieures/piscines_interieures.aspx The YWCA provides free access to a warm indoor baby pool and a nice assortment of baby swim gear to help your little one enjoy getting his/her feet wet. http://www.ywcaquebec.qc.ca/loisirs/piscine/bains-libres Families are …

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4 Feb
2019

Did you know? Household chemical products are among the top products responsible for injuries and deaths in children under the age of 5

Did you know? Household chemical products are among the top products responsible for injuries and deaths in children under the age of 5     Windshield washer for example, so essential in the winter, is often bright in colour, which makes it appealing to children. However, this product is very harmful if ingested, even in …

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24 Jan
2019

Are your children well equipped for some safe winter fun?

Did you know that 80% of child and youth head injuries, including concussions, treated in emergency departments are related to sports and recreation? When your children are out playing — whether in a team sport like hockey or tobogganing — keep them safe by taking the right precautions: Make sure your children wear proper safety …

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