Parenting

Children’s health & diesel emissions: What’s the link?

It’s Healthy Schools Day on April 4th and Olanna Barnett, one of our Health Policy Specialists, shares a message about children’s health and their environment: This year’s Healthy Schools Day focus is on diesel emissions. Diesel buses have long been and still are a main mode of transportation for getting children to and from school.… Continue reading Children’s health & diesel emissions: What’s the link?

Parenting

Is your child ready for kindergarten?

Getting your child ready for kindergarten can be an exciting and stressful time for parents. There are many things to consider to help your child have a healthy start to school. Common questions asked are: What are the expectations for my child’s speech and language skills? If I have concerns, what should I do or… Continue reading Is your child ready for kindergarten?

Breastfeeding · Parenting

Yes – You can breastfeed and return to work or school!

If you plan to continue breastfeeding when you return to work or school, you can express or pump your breast milk.  Your breasts will continue to produce enough breast milk as long as you breastfeed, express or pump often. Any amount of breast milk is good for your baby.  When you and your baby are… Continue reading Yes – You can breastfeed and return to work or school!