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Health Topics - Growth and Development

  • Healthy Growth and Development

    For Babies/Children As parents or caregivers, it is important to realize that there are many factors that contribute to the healthy growth and development of children. Maintaining physical health, including proper nutrition, healthy pregnancy, safe environments and detection of early developmental problems, are important for a child’s future. Children who develop secure attachments to parents […]

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  • Normal Growth for babies

    As your baby grows we know that they are on a healthy path when they reach a variety of milestones. Tools like the Nipissing District Developmental Screen and the WHO Growth Charts for Canada can be used to assess your child’s overall growth and development. The information below is intended for babies who are born […]

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  • Tracking Your Child's Development

    Why is it important to track my child’s development? Identifying and responding to your child’s developmental needs as early as possible can make a big difference. Advantages for your child: Access important services and supports early Improve key skills needed to support learning Feeling good about themselves Advantages for parents: Learn about activities that you […]

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