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<div class="ExternalClass504F8B474E8E4DFB93ECFFA4C9B8FBFC"><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 community nutritionist. Some of the topics presented include:<br></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>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>1140 Hunter Place(604) 892-2327<div class="ExternalClassD0ADC53B3D99400CA2B15F5E822A2979"><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.</p><p>Give us a call and we'll let you know the schedule for the group that is in session.<br></p></div>(604) 892-2293Toll-Free Phone: 1 (877) 892-2231V8B 0A2BC49.7029578,-123.146301<div class="ExternalClassE08555F092DE4C42AF94DB23E606C414"><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<br></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="ExternalClass3956F37EBD8945BEA6AFE1CA1A5045C9"><p><br></p></div><p>​</p>Squamish Community Health Centre

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