Parenting in Peel

Family Health

Early Years and Child Care Survey

Pregnancy
We want to hear from YOU! We’re conducting a survey about childcare, before and after school programs, and recreation and skill building programs available to families and their children from birth to 12 years old.

Early Years and Child Care Survey

Pregnancy and child health information

Whether you’re thinking of having a baby, are pregnant or are caring for a child, this site offers information to help you make healthy choices for you and your children.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy

Learn what to do, before, during and after pregnancy, to have the healthiest baby you can. From preparing emotionally, physically and financially for a pregnancy to learning about medical procedures and your prenatal care, use these websites to make the healthiest choices for you and your baby.


Caring for Your Newborn Baby

Pregnancy

Your baby has arrived! It’s amazing to see how quickly your baby will change within the first few weeks, and to feel the many emotions you and your partner will experience. Get real-life advice, guidelines and tips for caring for your newborn baby.

Caring for Your Newborn Baby


Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding protects, and contributes to, an infant's optimal health and well-being. The longer you breastfeed, the more benefits you and your baby get. Use this site to get breastfeeding off to a great start and find helpful tips for breastfeeding along the way.

Breastfeeding


Just for Dads

Just for Dads

As a Dad you may have a lot of questions about taking care of a new baby and your partner. Learn how to change diapers, feed your baby, burp your baby and more.

Just for Dads


Baby's First Year

Baby's First Year

As a parent, you may have many questions throughout your baby’s first year of life. This site will give you information on what you can expect in the first year, including information on nutrition, growth and development, and infant care.

Baby’s First Year


Toddlers and Preschoolers

The first six years of life are a critical period in a child's development. This site will give you specific information for this age group to assist you with caring for your growing and developing child.

Toddlers and Preschoolers


Programs and Services

Peel Public Health offers a variety of free programs and services for parents and parents-to-be. You can take prenatal classes – in person or online – follow instructional videos on breastfeeding, and get your questions answered on a wide variety of parenting issues.

Programs and Services

Revised: Tuesday June 19 2018

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