Early childhood in 60 seconds

44 videos
These short videos break down the topics that parents look up most often—all in under a minute! Fever, sleep, upset stomach, types of cries, etc.

What to do when your child is a late talker

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Although most children say their first words between 10 and 16 months, others take longer to start talking. How can you encourage your child to start talking?

When children hit

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How to respond if your child hits.

Spanking and other forms of physical punishment

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Why you should avoid physically punishing your child.

Autonomy in children (ages 5–8)

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Autonomy allows your child to become increasingly independent and make their own decisions. It is developed gradually.

Children and video games

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It’s important to supervise video game usage to mitigate their harmful effects, but also to take advantage of their benefits.

Bullying: How to recognize it and how to respond (ages 5–8)

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A child who gets teased, is subject to violent behaviour, or routinely rejected by another child is being bullied.

Sleep and its effects on children and their development (ages 5–8)

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Quality sleep promotes healthy childhood development and learning.

Pregnancy: Coffee, tea, and herbal tea

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Pregnant women are advised to drink 2–3 litres of fluids per day. Water, tea, herbal tea, or coffee: What to drink during pregnancy.

Anxiety in 5 to 8-year-olds

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What anxiety is like for a child? If the anxiety becomes difficult to control and interferes with your child’s functioning, that’s a problem.

Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

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These symptoms generally start between the third and eighth week of pregnancy and last until the end of the first trimester. Some women experience them for much longer, however.

Healthy eating during pregnancy

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Eating well during pregnancy is important for both the mother and her baby. Expectant mothers who eat well generally experience less fatigue and energy loss.

Are these real contractions?

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How to recognize the early signs of labour before delivery? How to recognize the early signs of labour before delivery?

Early signs of labour

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How to recognize the early signs of labour before delivery?

Postpartum depression

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Postpartum depression affects many women, and some men, after childbirth. It’s not the same as experiencing the “baby blues.”

Understanding temper tantrums

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How should you respond to your child’s temper tantrums?

Safety tips for the crib-to-bed transition

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How can you make sure your baby is safe in their crib?

Sun safety

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How can you protect your child’s skin from the sun?

Recovering after childbirth

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What can you do to speed postpartum recovery?

Colic (intense crying)

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What’s colic?

Introducing solid foods

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When and how should you introduce solid foods?

Separation anxiety

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What is separation anxiety?

Treating a stuffy nose

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What should you do when your child has a stuffed-up nose?

Miscarriage

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What is a miscarriage?

Night terrors

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What are night terrors?

Potty Training

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How can you help your child learn to use a potty?

Breastfeeding basics

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What’s the best way to start breastfeeding?

Teaching your child how to manage their emotions

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How can you help your child manage their emotions?

Screen time

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How should you manage your child’s screen time?

Fever

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What happens when a child has a fever?

Teaching your child self-control

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How can you help your child learn self-control?

Reading

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Why is it important to read to your child?

Teething

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How do you recognize and relieve teething symptoms?

How sleep affects development and behaviour

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How does sleep affect your child’s development.

How and when to set rules and boundaries

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How can you help your child understand rules?

Why babies cry

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What do you need to know about a baby’s crying?

How to make meal times easier

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How can you make meal times easier?

Car seats

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What are the key points to know about car seats?

Pregnancy test

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When should you take a pregnancy test?

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

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What is hand-foot-and-mouth disease?

Cough

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What is a cough?

Gastro

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What is gastroenteritis?

Risk-taking and free outdoor play

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Why is free outdoor play important for your child?

Babies and sleep

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When do babies start sleeping through the night?