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Stokke Recalls Steps Bouncer

The Steps Bouncer may not attach properly to the Steps Chair despite the locking indicator turning green. This poses both a fall and injury hazard to children.

Sun Safety for Kids

Use these six tips to protect against UV rays and to teach your kids to play safely in the sun.

Summer Food Safety

Eating outdoors is one of the great pleasures of summer! Keep your family safe with these outdoor food safety tips.

10 Best Tips for Healthy Eating on Road Trips

Road tripping with kids this summer? While it's very easy to eat fast, convenient, unhealthy foods while travelling, don't let the fun of a road trip get in the way of your healthy eating goals.

Spring Safety Tips for Families

Tis the season for hiking, grilling, cycling and outdoor fun. But with Spring can also come the occasional bump, bruise, bite, rash and fall.

Tubeez Baby Bath Support Recall

The bath support’s suction cups may not adhere to the bath surface, making it unstable and cause it to possibly tip over while in use.

Keeping Kids Motivated to Workout

How to keep your children focused so they will power through and get the most out of their workout.

Munchkin Waterped Bath Toy Recall

This recall involves Munchkin's Waterpede bath toys. The bath toy can break apart exposing small parts, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Petit Collage Musical Jumbo Wooden Xylophone Recall

The ball on the xylophone beater stick can separate, posing a choking hazard to young children.

What Parents Need to Know about Making Slime

Health Canada is advising Canadians to take steps to avoid overexposure to boric acid, often found in slime.

Protein Powder for Kids

Does my child need a protein shake after they workout? H2T weighs in on the world of protein powders.

Healthy After-School Habits for Kids

A predictable routine has been proven to help kids thrive in their environments.

Holiday Time Eating

Tis the season to eat lots of unhealthy food. Here are tips to stay healthy and fit during this holiday season.

Health Canada Warns About Safety Risks of Baby Nests

A baby nest's soft, padded sides pose a suffocation risk and babies should never be left unattended in baby nests.

Beat the Heat

As parents and caretakers, it is important to be on the lookout for signs of dehydration.

Fitness Trackers for Kids

There are new apps and fitness trackers that are being introduced everyday. But are they right for our kids?

Mould Found in Sophie the Giraffe

Sophie the Giraffe is not the only toy that can become contaminated.

Drink More Water!

The benefits of water and how to make it a little more exciting to drink.

National Bath Safety Month

When it comes to splish splashing in the tub, make sure you keep your wee ones safe.

Stretching: Before or After Your Workout?

We watch our children jump, run, hang from monkey bars but do we ever think about the importance of stretching?

What Parents Need to Know about Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go app has taken the world by storm. If your kids are playing, here's what you need to know.

Protecting your Baby from the Sun

What you can do to keep wee ones safe from the sun this summer.

Keeping Kids Safe during a Heat Wave

Keep your kids cool and avoid heat related injuries with the following tips.

Trauma Season

In emergency medicine, Victoria Day long weekend is the kickoff to trauma season which lasts until Labour Day.

The Surprising Truth About Schools and First Aid

How is it that First Aid & CPR training are not mandatory for teachers and school staff.

Munchkin Latch Lightweight Pacifier & Clip Recall

The decorative colour disc may detach from the metal plate of the pacifier clip posing a choking hazard.

Teaching Kids Good Oral Health

April is oral health month. Promote the benefits of good oral health by reminding kids of how to take care of their mouth.

Is it a Cold or the Flu?

How to tell if your child has a cold or the flu. Should you go to the hospital, call 9-1-1, go to the doctor or do nothing.

Febrile Seizures

Your healthy child is sick with a cold and fever. Without warning, your child looses consciousness, becomes rigid, turns blue and has a seizure.

Keep your Kids Safe While Playing Hockey

Prevent your hockey star from head and eye injuries by making sure that they wear the proper safety equipment.

The Dangers of Hoverboards

Are Hoverboards on your child's list? It may be one of the hottest toys of the season but it's also one of the most dangerous.

Avoiding Back to School Colds

The kids are now back at school. Here are a few tips to keep your kids germ-free and cold-free.

The ABCs of Cyber Ethics for Kids

Help your child be a safe, considerate, and respectful cyber citizen.

Include Eye Exams in your Health Routine

From the cradle to the classroom, here's what doctors of optometry recommend for children's eye exams.

Choose the Right Backpack

These simple strategies with our children can help them avoid injuries associated with backpacks.
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