Health and Safety
Health and safety play a crucial role in early child development – the care we take during these first years affects our children forever. Give your young one a solid foundation for physical, mental and emotional growth.
Make health and wellbeing a priority at home, in school and around your community. Use tools and resources designed to improve diet and incorporate physical activity into busy lives.
- Best Chance
Stay up-to-date with practical information to support women, expectant parents and families with babies up to three years of age:
- Baby's Best Chance Handbook of Pregnancy and Baby Care (PDF, 15MB)
- Baby’s Best Chance Videos
- Toddler's First Steps Guide to Parenting Your 6- to 36-Month-Old Child (PDF, 3.87MB)
- Child Health Passport (PDF, 459KB)
Record important health information about your child – everything from height and weight to vaccinations, allergies and illnesses. Also download the passport in French (PDF, 1.31MB).
Access health information you can trust online or by phone, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.Access health information you can trust online or by phone, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.