Thursday, October 1, 2020

Reducing Back-to-School Anxiety

For some kids and teenagers, returning to school can also come along with a lot of stress and anxiety. In many cases, that back-to-school...

Premature Births

An estimated 15 million babies are born premature each year worldwide; and in Canada, it is estimated that there are as many as 390,000...

Back-to-School Health Tips

As another school year begins, the risk of kids getting sick also increases. While it’s not entirely possible to prevent all illnesses, the good...

Common Behavioural Disorders in Children

Behavioural and other types of mental health disorders don’t just affect adults. They can affect children, too. A child having the odd temper tantrum...

Common Conditions in Newborns

During the first few weeks after giving birth, you may notice certain physical conditions in your newborn – many of which are common. Minor...

What is Hepatoblastoma?

While rare (affecting only 2 to 3 per one million individuals), hepatoblastoma is considered to be one of the more common forms of liver...

New Way for Canada’s Youth to Seek Mental Health Help

Just like adults, children can also experience a decline in their mental health – most commonly depression and anxiety. For many parents, it can...

November is Prematurity Awareness Month

An estimated 390,000 babies are born each year across Canada. While the average gestation period that is required in order for a baby to...

Adenovirus – What is It?

A recent Adenovirus outbreak has killed 7 children in New Jersey and has sickened an additional 11 according to the state’s health department. While...

When Does a Child Need Counselling?

Growing up in today’s society can be difficult enough as it is, but it’s especially difficult for young children and teenagers thanks to idealizations...