• I Am Your Child Video Series: Your Healthy Baby

    Your Healthy Baby (I Am Your Child Series)

    Video, 2005


    In order to give a child a healthy start in life, parents and caregivers need the most up-to-date information on children’s health and nutrition issues.

    In this video, Phylicia Rashad delivers expert advice on how parents can help their children establish healthy habits, with information on:

    • How to maintain good health during pregnancy
    • Bottle-feeding versus breast-feeding
    • When you and your child should visit the doctor
    • What foods to feed your child and when
    • The importance of exercise

    Video, 2005


    In order to give a child a healthy start in life, parents and caregivers need the most up-to-date information on children’s health and nutrition issues.

    In this video, Phylicia Rashad delivers expert advice on how parents can help their children establish healthy habits, with information on:

    • How to maintain good health during pregnancy
    • Bottle-feeding versus breast-feeding
    • When you and your child should visit the doctor
    • What foods to feed your child and when
    • The importance of exercise
    SKU: 5-V-526
  • I Am Your Child Video Series: For the Child – Information on Mental Health and Advocacy for Resource Parents

    For the Child: Information on Mental Health and Advocacy for Resource Parents (I Am Your Child Series)

    Video, 2007


    • Understand the most common children’s mental health problems
    • Navigate the local mental health service delivery system
    • Develop alliances with birth parents, school systems, mental health providers, and case workers
    • Feel increased comfort with seeking mental health services
    • Recognize the rights and responsibilities of foster children, birth parents, kinship providers, foster parents, and caseworkers
    • Identify who to call, what to say, and where to go to obtain the right services for the children in their care
    • Be an effective advocate for the children in their care

    Video, 2007


    • Understand the most common children’s mental health problems
    • Navigate the local mental health service delivery system
    • Develop alliances with birth parents, school systems, mental health providers, and case workers
    • Feel increased comfort with seeking mental health services
    • Recognize the rights and responsibilities of foster children, birth parents, kinship providers, foster parents, and caseworkers
    • Identify who to call, what to say, and where to go to obtain the right services for the children in their care
    • Be an effective advocate for the children in their care
    SKU: 5-V-516
  • Listening to Baby

    Listening to Baby

    Video, 2007


    Listening to Baby is an interactive DVD about the importance of supporting attachment by noticing, understanding, and responding with sensitivity to babies’ cues. This DVD is a rich and multifaceted teaching tool developed primarily for a parent audience but with potential to be used in education and other settings. Messages are told mostly in the voices of parents and illustrated by beautiful images of their babies, from 2 weeks to 16 months of age.

    Video, 2007


    Listening to Baby is an interactive DVD about the importance of supporting attachment by noticing, understanding, and responding with sensitivity to babies’ cues. This DVD is a rich and multifaceted teaching tool developed primarily for a parent audience but with potential to be used in education and other settings. Messages are told mostly in the voices of parents and illustrated by beautiful images of their babies, from 2 weeks to 16 months of age.

    SKU: 5-V-500
  • A Simple Gift: Ending the Cycle of Hurt

    A Simple Gift: Ending the Cycle of Hurt

    Video, 2000


    Certain caregiver behaviours can be frightening to a young child and may contribute to disorganized attachment. As a result, serious emotional and behavioural problems can develop. This video is designed to help parents recognize and prevent interactions with their children that may be harmful. Simple examples of harmful caregiving behaviours are demonstrated with explanations of why they might frighten children. As well, more positive ways to interact with children are suggested. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    Video, 2000


    Certain caregiver behaviours can be frightening to a young child and may contribute to disorganized attachment. As a result, serious emotional and behavioural problems can develop. This video is designed to help parents recognize and prevent interactions with their children that may be harmful. Simple examples of harmful caregiving behaviours are demonstrated with explanations of why they might frighten children. As well, more positive ways to interact with children are suggested. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    SKU: 5-V-511
  • 2-438: Safe Sleep Evidence Summary

    Safe Sleep Evidence Summary

    Report, 2017


    This evidence summary summarizes evidence based guidelines on safe sleep and is intended for use by policy makers, healthcare providers, and service providers.

    Report, 2017


    This evidence summary summarizes evidence based guidelines on safe sleep and is intended for use by policy makers, healthcare providers, and service providers.



    SKU: 2-438
  • Healthy Baby Healthy Brain

    Healthy Baby Healthy Brain

    Video, 2012


    This DVD provides expert commentary, real life scenarios, and practical strategies for parents to help integrate the information that is being shared. A Facilitator’s Guide is included that allows frontline staff to use the video with groups of parents or on a one-to-one basis to introduce the importance of brain development. This workshop can also be used for professional development. The key messages of the workshop and DVD are “start early”, “love builds brains”, “play builds brains”, “health builds brains”, and “baby’s world matters”.

    This video complements the material that can be found at www.HealthyBabyHealthyBrain.ca.

    Video, 2012


    This DVD provides expert commentary, real life scenarios, and practical strategies for parents to help integrate the information that is being shared. A Facilitator’s Guide is included that allows frontline staff to use the video with groups of parents or on a one-to-one basis to introduce the importance of brain development. This workshop can also be used for professional development. The key messages of the workshop and DVD are “start early”, “love builds brains”, “play builds brains”, “health builds brains”, and “baby’s world matters”.

    This video complements the material that can be found at www.HealthyBabyHealthyBrain.ca.

    SKU: 8-V-813
  • Power to Parent: Common Challenges

    Power to Parent: Common Challenges

    Video, 2011


    Dr. Neufeld discusses ways to address challenging behaviour in children while maintaining attachment relationships. The eight sessions are as follows:

    • Thinking developmentally when facing challenges
    • Recognizing the signs of trouble
    • Living with a sensitive child
    • Cultivating resilience in a child
    • Leading an alpha child
    • Disciplining a stuck child
    • Putting the developmental approach into practice

    Video, 2011


    Dr. Neufeld discusses ways to address challenging behaviour in children while maintaining attachment relationships. The eight sessions are as follows:

    • Thinking developmentally when facing challenges
    • Recognizing the signs of trouble
    • Living with a sensitive child
    • Cultivating resilience in a child
    • Leading an alpha child
    • Disciplining a stuck child
    • Putting the developmental approach into practice
    SKU: 8-V-807
  • 4-101: Protect Your Babies Head Shape

    Protect Your Baby’s Head Shape: Preventing Flat Spots on Your Baby’s Head

    Brochure, 2017


    This brochure provides parents and caregivers with information on positional plagiocephaly, or “flat head”. Information includes how to prevent flat spots and what to do if a flat spot is found on baby’s head.

    Brochure, 2017


    This brochure provides parents and caregivers with information on positional plagiocephaly, or “flat head”. Information includes how to prevent flat spots and what to do if a flat spot is found on baby’s head.

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    SKU: 4-101
  • A Simple Gift: Comforting Your Baby

    A Simple Gift: Comforting Your Baby

    Video, 2000


    This video addresses the development and importance of an infant’s attachment relationship with parents in the first year of life. It uses the ideas of attachment theory and research to help focus on different ways parents or other caregivers may respond to infants’ cries. It also shows how infants are likely to interpret the responses of caregivers. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    Video, 2000


    This video addresses the development and importance of an infant’s attachment relationship with parents in the first year of life. It uses the ideas of attachment theory and research to help focus on different ways parents or other caregivers may respond to infants’ cries. It also shows how infants are likely to interpret the responses of caregivers. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    SKU: 5-V-510
  • The Baby Human 2

    The Baby Human 2

    Video, 2008


    Imagine being thrust into a world where you cannot speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.

    Series Two of this groundbreaking program takes a look inside the mind of a baby, revealing how they think, communicate, and observe. Episodes include: To Feel, To Belong, and To Relate. Also includes segments on less common baby names and their meanings, and baby trivia.

    Video, 2008


    Imagine being thrust into a world where you cannot speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.

    Series Two of this groundbreaking program takes a look inside the mind of a baby, revealing how they think, communicate, and observe. Episodes include: To Feel, To Belong, and To Relate. Also includes segments on less common baby names and their meanings, and baby trivia.

    SKU: 5-V-528
  • Ten Things Every Child Needs

    Ten Things Every Child Needs

    Video, 1999


    Can a child’s IQ be improved during the first years of life? Researchers say yes, if the child receives ten simple things shown to help children’s brains develop.

    Ten Things Every Child Needs explains how our earliest interactions influence a child’s brain development. Hosted by popular television personality Tim Reid, Ten Things Every Child Needs is an invaluable guide that parents and caregivers can follow to give a child his or her best start in life.

    Video, 1999


    Can a child’s IQ be improved during the first years of life? Researchers say yes, if the child receives ten simple things shown to help children’s brains develop.

    Ten Things Every Child Needs explains how our earliest interactions influence a child’s brain development. Hosted by popular television personality Tim Reid, Ten Things Every Child Needs is an invaluable guide that parents and caregivers can follow to give a child his or her best start in life.

    SKU: 5-V-503
  • The Secret Life of the Brain

    The Secret Life of the Brain

    Video, 2001


    The following DVDs are part of a series entitled “The Secret Life of the Brain”.

    • Episode One: The Baby’s Brain: Wider than the Sky
    • Episode Two: The Child’s Brain: Syllable from Sound
    • Episode Three: The Teenage Brain: A World of Their Own
    • Episode Four: The Adult Brain: To Think by Feeling
    • Episode Five: The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives

    This series examines brain development and function throughout the lifetime, from prenatal development to later life. Presenting personal stories, the series highlights various diseases and disabilities, and describes the cutting edge research and resulting knowledge about the brain.

    Video, 2001


    The following DVDs are part of a series entitled “The Secret Life of the Brain”.

    • Episode One: The Baby’s Brain: Wider than the Sky
    • Episode Two: The Child’s Brain: Syllable from Sound
    • Episode Three: The Teenage Brain: A World of Their Own
    • Episode Four: The Adult Brain: To Think by Feeling
    • Episode Five: The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives

    This series examines brain development and function throughout the lifetime, from prenatal development to later life. Presenting personal stories, the series highlights various diseases and disabilities, and describes the cutting edge research and resulting knowledge about the brain.

    SKU: 8-V-802
  • The Art and Science of Transplanting Children

    The Art and Science of Transplanting Children

    Video, 2011


    This course explores the attachment needs of children and how these can become disrupted when a child is moved into a new environment. Each presentation is designed so that the material builds on the information learned in previous presentations. This course is suitable for anyone working with children or who is responsible for making policy decisions regarding children who are placed into care. This can be used for individual professional development or could be used as a series of one-hour staff development sessions. Foster and adoptive parents will also benefit from this information.

    Video, 2011


    This course explores the attachment needs of children and how these can become disrupted when a child is moved into a new environment. Each presentation is designed so that the material builds on the information learned in previous presentations. This course is suitable for anyone working with children or who is responsible for making policy decisions regarding children who are placed into care. This can be used for individual professional development or could be used as a series of one-hour staff development sessions. Foster and adoptive parents will also benefit from this information.

    SKU: 8-V-808
  • A Simple Gift: Helping Young Children Cope with Emotions

    A Simple Gift: Helping Young Children Cope with Emotions

    Video, 2000


    Negative emotions (anger, sadness, fear, jealousy) and the difficult behaviours that may follow (temper tantrums, whining) are normal in young children. Research has shown that not learning to manage negative emotions in the early years may result in later problems. This videotape suggests how parents can help young children understand their difficult feelings and express these feelings in ways that are socially acceptable. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    Video, 2000


    Negative emotions (anger, sadness, fear, jealousy) and the difficult behaviours that may follow (temper tantrums, whining) are normal in young children. Research has shown that not learning to manage negative emotions in the early years may result in later problems. This videotape suggests how parents can help young children understand their difficult feelings and express these feelings in ways that are socially acceptable. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    SKU: 5-V-512
  • The Heart of Learning

    The Heart of Learning

    Video, 1999


    Much of the way children think and feel about themselves and their world is determined in the first three years of their lives. In this formative time, the brain is developing a complex “wiring” system, making connections that will strongly influence children’s patterns of emotional, social, and psychological behaviour – and how well they can learn, handle stress, thrive, and function in the world. The video kindles deep, natural parenting instincts, while providing clear and accessible strategies for loving and nurturing interaction with children.

    Video, 1999


    Much of the way children think and feel about themselves and their world is determined in the first three years of their lives. In this formative time, the brain is developing a complex “wiring” system, making connections that will strongly influence children’s patterns of emotional, social, and psychological behaviour – and how well they can learn, handle stress, thrive, and function in the world. The video kindles deep, natural parenting instincts, while providing clear and accessible strategies for loving and nurturing interaction with children.

    SKU: 5-V-508