Health

Seven Things Every Baby Needs to Thrive

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From the moment our babies are conceived, parents are bombarded with messages about buying their wholeness. But the wellbeing of children has little to do with purchasing the newest bouncy seat on the market or dressing them in adorable outfits that will impress friends on social media. Healthy, happy children are raised that way by… Read More

Essential Elements: The Health Effects of Iron Deficiency and Replacement

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Part One of a Two-Part Series on Vitamin Deficiencies Read Part Two, about vitamin D deficiency, in Vancouver Family Magazine’s October 2017 issue When Jennifer Prescott, now age 29, was in college, she started experiencing major fatigue, above and beyond the typical exhausted-college-student variety.  “My appetite was very low, I had no energy, I slept… Read More

Getting Assessed: Early Childhood Screenings

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The early childhood years from birth to the beginning of kindergarten are an incredibly vital time of rapid growth and learning. Many families are curious if their children are on track in learning and wonder if they’re up to speed on what they need to know before starting school. Early childhood screenings are a great… Read More

Playing it Safe: Avoiding Youth Sports Injuries

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All sports have a risk of injury; but for most young people, the fun and excitement of playing the game greatly outweighs any risk that comes with sports participation. Playing sports helps kids and young adults stay in shape and practice specific skills, but with that comes a commitment to playing safely and preventing injuries… Read More