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Resources for Parents: Health and Wellness
A selection of organizations and resources covering a variety of parenting topics.
  • About Kids Health-
    An initiative of The Hospital for Sick Children, this site provides families with current, evidence-based information about all areas influencing children’s health, including comprehensive information on child development, common health problems, and regular expert columns, news, and features on the latest in child health research.
  • Active Healthy Kids Canada
    This website is committed to inspiring the nation to engage all children and youth in physical activity. It advocates the importance of quality, accessible, and enjoyable physical activity participation experiences for children and youth.
  • Canadian Paediatric Society
    This site promotes children’s health and safety. Resources for both clinicians and parents cover a wide variety of child-related primary care topics.
  • Eat Right Ontario
    This website is maintained by the Government of Ontario under the Ministry of Health Promotion, developed in collaboration with Dietitians of Canada, British Columbia Ministry of Health, and Public Health Nutritionist and Dietitians.
  • Electronic Child Health Network
    This non-profit organization is dedicated to sharing child health care information among parents, children and health care providers. The two components of eCHN are PROFOR (Professional Online Forum) and HiNET (Health Information Network).
  • Family Services York Region
    A not for profit organization that provides counselling, education and support services for individuals, couples and families.
  • HealthyOntario.com
    This site provides Ontarians with health information, services and advice for healthier living. Also includes health assessment tools, health and medical information.
  • KidsHealth
    This site has doctor-approved articles, animations, games and health resources to help parents, teens, and children learn about their bodies and stay healthy.