• 4-900: Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)

    Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)

    Fact Sheet, Revised 2019


    Explains what abusive head trauma is, including how and why it happens, the long-term effects, and how it can be prevented. Aimed at health professionals and service providers who work with families. For information aimed at caregivers, see When Your Baby Can’t Stop Crying (resource 4-902).

    Fact Sheet, Revised 2019


    Explains what abusive head trauma is, including how and why it happens, the long-term effects, and how it can be prevented. Aimed at health professionals and service providers who work with families. For information aimed at caregivers, see When Your Baby Can’t Stop Crying (resource 4-902).



    SKU: 4-900
  • Brain Development and Young Children

    Brain Development and Young Children

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    This fact sheet provides an overview of early childhood brain development and stresses the influences that experience and the environment have on optimal development. Early childhood is a time when there is rapid growth and development of the brain. At this time, parents and caregivers have an opportunity to impact brain development. This is also a time when the brain is the most vulnerable.

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    This fact sheet provides an overview of early childhood brain development and stresses the influences that experience and the environment have on optimal development. Early childhood is a time when there is rapid growth and development of the brain. At this time, parents and caregivers have an opportunity to impact brain development. This is also a time when the brain is the most vulnerable.



    SKU: 8-702
  • 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
  • 2-437: Safe Sleeping for Your Baby: Lower the Risk of SIDS

    Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Lower the Risk of SIDS

    Brochure, Revised 2019


    This brochure outlines safe sleeping habits for babies to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It also provides information on breastfeeding and the importance of supervised “tummy time”.

    Brochure, Revised 2019


    This brochure outlines safe sleeping habits for babies to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It also provides information on breastfeeding and the importance of supervised “tummy time”.

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    SKU: 2-437
  • Temperament

    Temperament

    Information Card, 2015


    This information card is about temperament, the inherent and unique traits that influence how we interact with the world. Caregivers will be provided with information on why it is important to understand their children’s temperaments and how it affects behaviour.

    Information Card, 2015


    This information card is about temperament, the inherent and unique traits that influence how we interact with the world. Caregivers will be provided with information on why it is important to understand their children’s temperaments and how it affects behaviour.

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    SKU: 8-810
  • 4-902: When Your Baby Can’t Stop Crying

    When Your Baby Can’t Stop Crying

    Brochure, Revised 2019


    Although infant crying is normal, it can be very frustrating for caregivers. This brochure identifies strategies for dealing with a crying infant, as well as strategies for handling caregivers’ frustration. Ideal for use with all caregivers. For information aimed at professionals and service providers, see Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) (resource 4-900).

    Brochure, Revised 2019


    Although infant crying is normal, it can be very frustrating for caregivers. This brochure identifies strategies for dealing with a crying infant, as well as strategies for handling caregivers’ frustration. Ideal for use with all caregivers. For information aimed at professionals and service providers, see Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) (resource 4-900).

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    SKU: 4-902
  • Your Choices Matter Facilitator’s Guide

    Your Choices Matter Facilitator’s Guide

    Guide and Manual, 2014


    In conjunction with the Your Choices Matter Video, the Facilitator’s Guide can be used to engage youth and communities to have conversations about health and behaviour choices that they are making today to ensure the best health outcome for themselves and their future children. The guide provides background information and several lesson plans, which can be used in the classroom or in a group setting, to address the various topics introduced in the video.

    While the Your Choices Matter Video is meant to introduce the topic of infant mortality and health behaviours, the lesson plans are a way to take this a step further. Each lesson addresses common risk factors for infant mortality and can help guide discussion about the impact of these risk factors for youth today and in the future, and for their future children. Each lesson has been linked to the Saskatchewan Curriculum and, where applicable, includes marking rubrics.

    Guide and Manual, 2014


    In conjunction with the Your Choices Matter Video, the Facilitator’s Guide can be used to engage youth and communities to have conversations about health and behaviour choices that they are making today to ensure the best health outcome for themselves and their future children. The guide provides background information and several lesson plans, which can be used in the classroom or in a group setting, to address the various topics introduced in the video.

    While the Your Choices Matter Video is meant to introduce the topic of infant mortality and health behaviours, the lesson plans are a way to take this a step further. Each lesson addresses common risk factors for infant mortality and can help guide discussion about the impact of these risk factors for youth today and in the future, and for their future children. Each lesson has been linked to the Saskatchewan Curriculum and, where applicable, includes marking rubrics.



    SKU: 2-120
  • Your Young Child’s Brain: How Does it Develop?

    Your Young Child’s Brain: How Does It Develop?

    Information Card, 2010


    Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the importance of brain development during the early years. Practical tips to increase opportunities for children’s healthy development are included.

    Information Card, 2010


    Written in plain language, this information card provides basic information about the importance of brain development during the early years. Practical tips to increase opportunities for children’s healthy development are included.

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    SKU: 8-701