Health and Safety
- Written by Dr. Ruhee Dhalla; photo: Polka Dot Images/Thinkstock
The importance of a child’s eyesight cannot be understated. Vision is essential to learning. It is said that roughly 80 per cent of learning occurs through the eyes. Children should have their first eye exam at six months of age.
- Written by Kelly James-Enger, photo: Comstock Images/Comstock/Thinkstock
Maybe your diet needs some improvement or you already eat pretty healthfully. But once you discover you’re pregnant, your nutritional intake becomes even more important. How much and what types of food should you eat to help ensure a healthy baby? What nutrients are particularly important? And what’s the best way to eat after the baby arrives? Read on for a brief overview of what every mommy-to-be - and new mommy - should know about maternal nutrition. (If you have any specific questions about what you should be consuming during or after carrying a baby, talk to your doctor.)
- Written by Keith Kepler
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