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<div class="ExternalClass7B51B79115004E0CBCDE41FDC8BD774A"><p></p></div><p>We provide new parents with the chance to connect with and get support from other parents and health care professionals <span aria-hidden="true"></span>to discuss infant growth and development, nutrition, safety and adjustment to parenthood. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p><p>Each session is presented by a public health nurse or another health care expert such as a public health dietitian. Some of the topics presented include:<br></p><p></p><ul><li><p>breastfeeding<br></p></li><li><p>nutrition<br></p></li><li><p>immunization<br></p></li><li><p>safety<br></p></li><li><p>dental care<br></p></li><li><p>adjusting to parenthood<br></p></li><li><p>play<br></p></li><li><p>preparing for return to work and more<br></p></li></ul><p></p><p>At each session, you will also have plenty of time for conversation with other parents and to get your questions answered by the public health nurse. </p><p>This service is free. <br></p>7700 Minoru Gate100<div class="ExternalClass6D14FA9C55DF477BBD5E5B8B4453D48A"><p>Thursday, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.</p><p>Hours subject to change; please call ahead to confirm.</p></div>(604) 233-3150V6Y 1R8BC49.163814,-123.14099570000002<div class="ExternalClass7D1526669F784030AC01709D0B5754EC"><ul><li><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/public-health/pregnancy-parenting">Pregnancy and early childhood</a> - VCH.ca</p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/public-health/pregnancy-parenting/resources">Parenting resources</a> - VCH.ca</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca/parenting" target="_blank">Parenting</a> - Healthy Families BC<br></p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/center1044" target="_blank">Parenting</a> - HealthLink BC</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2019/BBC-7th-edition-FINAL-Nov2019.pdf" target="_blank">Baby's Best Chance</a> - Parents' handbook to prepare you for the birth of your baby and the first six months</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2019/TFS-3rd-edition-FINAL-Nov2019.pdf" target="_blank">Toddler's First Steps</a> - Guide to help parents create a stimulating, safe environment for their child from six months old up to 36 months old<br></p></li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClass230962F96A1E4133896B1250DE2D2D78"><p>Some of our groups are for parents of infants and others are for parents of toddlers. Call the group to find out the target age range.<br>Give us a call and we'll give you the schedule for the group that is in session.</p></div>Richmond Public Library

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