The first few years of your child’s life set the foundation for their healthy development.
Typically, we don’t think of cavities or gum disease in connection with babies. But the truth is that oral diseases begin very early, from the time bacteria begin to live in the oral cavity. As new teeth come in […]
Healthy baby teeth are very important for growing children. They maintain space for adult teeth. They help your child chew, speak and smile! On the Parenting in Ottawa Facebook page (www.facebook.com/parentinginottawa), we get many questions on how to keep children’s […]
By Christa Poirier, Public Health Nurse, Ottawa Public Health and Jason Haug, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Unit, Ottawa Public Health It’s normal to have questions when your baby is starting solids. In the first six months of your baby’s […]