Pregnancy

I am new to Canada – what do I need to know about having a baby here?

Moving to a new country can be both exciting and stressful. Prenatal care, birth practices and laws around the birth of a baby differ from country to country. Health care in Canada may be different compared to the country you are from. What do I need to know about having a baby in Canada? Choose… Continue reading I am new to Canada – what do I need to know about having a baby here?

Emotional Health · Parenting

New to Canada?  Just had a baby and feeling lost and alone?

Maria moved to Toronto six months ago.  She is a new mother of a two month old baby girl.  She and her husband are feeling the stress of a new country, a new baby, and no family to help.  Maria speaks little English and isn’t sure where or how to get help from her new… Continue reading New to Canada?  Just had a baby and feeling lost and alone?

Emotional Health · Parenting

New to Canada? Feeling lost and alone?

Fatima, who immigrated to Canada six months ago, is a new mother of a 3 month old baby girl.  Fatima and her husband are both faced with the stress of settling into a new place, trying to understand a new language, the health care system, and are feeling overwhelmed.  She knows the baby needs medical… Continue reading New to Canada? Feeling lost and alone?