10 Great Reasons to Breastfeed Your Baby – Public Health Agency of Canada’s resource that explains the benefits of breastfeeding.
La Leche League Canada – Breastfeeding Information & Group Support
Telehealth Ontario 24/7 Breastfeeding Supports – Free telephone support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak with a Registered Nurse, or a Lactation Consultant if needed, who can answer your questions about breastfeeding.
All About HPV (The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC))
Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Cannabis / Marijuana Information
Cannabis and its Health Effects – Government of Canada website
Cannabis and its Risk on Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Parenting – A resource by Best Start
Cannabis Information – Information by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Cannabis Legalization and Regulations in Ontario – Government of Ontario website
Cannabis Talk Kit – Know How to Talk with Your Teen – A toolkit for parents by Drug Free Kids Canada
Clearing the Air about Marijuana Use – Myths and Facts – A factsheet by the Ontario Medical Association
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Preventing and Living with Diabetes (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Diabetes Fact Sheets (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Managing Your Diabetes (videos) (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
Big White Wall – An online mental health and well-being service offering self-help programs, creative outlets and a community that cares.
Tips to Prevent Holiday Stress and Depression – tips from GNPLC’s social worker
Work-Life Balance – tips from GNPLC’s social worker
Cookspiration – Get inspired to cook with these healthy and delicious recipes. A website and mobile application (app) developed by Dietitians of Canada.
Unlock Food – Explore dozens of articles, delicious recipes, an online meal planner, and videos that provide nutrition information for all age groups. A credible and reliable source of information from Registered Dietitians.
Good Food Box – A nutritious and affordable monthly fresh food box from the York Region Food Network
Minute Nutrition News – A Monthly Nutrition Newsletter and Recipe brought to you by GNPLC’s Registered Dietitian
Caring for Kids – A website developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society that provides parents with information about their child’s and teen’s health and well-being.
Choosing Not To Vaccinate Your Child? – A fact sheet by Caring for Kids on the risks and responsibilities of choosing not to vaccinate.
Have a Ball Together! – A website with resources and ideas for games and activities for your child 0-6 years of age.
Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program – A home visiting program where eligible families are connected with a public health nurse and a family visitor who offer support and services to meet the needs of parents on various parenting topics .
Ontario Early Years Centre – A range of free programs that support parents and caregivers, encourage positive interactions with children and provide information regarding early learning and child development.
Tips for a Less Stressful Immunization Visit – Get tips on how to prepare for an immunizations visit with your Nurse Practitioner.
Triple P – Positive Parenting Program – A parenting program that gives parents a toolbox of parenting strategies and ideas. Visit the website for tips on parenting and more information about the Triple P Program.
Zero to Three – Parenting information on infant and toddler health and development.
All Babies Count – Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program – All Babies Count prenatal nutrition program is a free weekly program for women of all ages who need extra support during their pregnancy. Expecting mothers learn about nutrition, pregnancy and parenthood.
Motherisk Helpline – The Motherisk Program at the Hospital for Sick Children provides up-to-date information about the risk and safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
OMama – A website and a mobile application (app) that connects women and families to trusted, evidence-informed healthy pregnancy, birth and early parenting information for Ontario, Canada.
The Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy – A publication from the Public Health Agency of Canada with important information related to prenatal nutrition, alcohol, smoking, physical activity, emotional and oral health during pregnancy.
York Region’s Prenatal Classes – York Region offers in-person and online classes designed to support pregnant women and their partners to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy birth experience and a healthy baby.
CATIE – Canada’s source for HIV and Hepatitis C information
York Region Sexual Health – York Region sexual health clinics and resources