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<div class="ExternalClassA93A9E42EE9D4EB198861EAF70254C87"><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>5151 Granville Avenue<div class="ExternalClassCB9787228163426E8914AD98376DE9F7"><p>Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.</p><p>Hours subject to change; please call ahead to confirm.</p></div>(604) 233-3150V7C 3K8BC49.16311289999999,-123.16551770000001<div class="ExternalClassC540932298144142B0D5CAD94E8B67AD"><br></div><p>​</p><div class="ExternalClass4F4E081B8D904046BD30F4A49F5FCE43"><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</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="ExternalClass031B17F4FB4046E19455492B1818B3EC"><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>Thompson Community Centre

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