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Parents & Parents-To-Be: Infant, Child and Youth Health

Infant, Child and Youth Health

 

Regional Women and Children Program​ @ OSMH

Information Booklet

Recommended Websites

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

During the school years, parents continue to play an important role in your child’s education.  The website provides various ways parents to work together with their child, the teacher, and the school.

The website gives an overview of vaccination including the benefits, schedule, and various myths associated with the immunization.

About Kids Health

Trusted answers from The Hospital for Sick Children

Canadian Pediatric Society

Caring for Kids provides parents with information about their child’s and teen's health and well-being.

Ontario Ministry of Education Child and Family website

The website provides an access to information about child development and specialized services as needed.

Ministry of Child and Youth Services

Ministry of Children and Youth Services was created to make it easier for families to find the services to give kids the best start in life, make it easier for families to access the services they need at all stages of a child's development and help youth become productive adults.

Children's Mental Health Ontario

CMHO’s nearly 100 member organizations operate in every region of the province, providing treatment and support to children, youth, and families. This includes targeted prevention, early intervention, short- and long-term counseling and therapy, and intensive services such as residential care. 

The Gilbert Centre

The Gilbert Centre is a community-based, not-for-profit, charitable organization that has been providing programs and services as the AIDS Committee of Simcoe County for over 25 years. 

Zero to Three: Early Development

ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.

Newborn Screening Ontario

Learn the ins and outs of newborn screening in Ontario including what to expect as a parent and more.​

Resources about Vaccination

SMDHU Immunization

The website gives an overview of vaccination including the benefits, schedule, and various myths associated with the immunization.

Ontario Immunization Schedule

Detailed information about the vaccines, how and when to get vaccinated to protect against preventable disease like measles, tetanus, whooping cough and chicken pox.

Immunize Canada

This page provides links to the most common questions about immunization for infants and children. 

Best Start Resources

A Child Becomes Strong - Journeying Through Each Stage of the Life Cycle - Manual

This manual offers culturally specific teachings and information about First Nations child development/child rearing.

K35-E - Building Resilience in Young Children - Booklet

This booklet is for parents of children from birth to six years.

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Please Note:

The contents of this webpage are  for informational purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in this page.