Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Literature Review
Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a condition whereby some infants exposed to particular substances in utero experience a variety of postnatal withdrawal symptoms shortly after birth. Increased rates of NAS have been reported in Canada over the past decade. This review provides information about the development and effects of NAS, modes of assessment, treatment options (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological), care guidelines for parents and caregivers, and primary prevention strategies.
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).SKU: 4-902
Your Healthy Baby (I Am Your Child Series)
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
Good sleep among infants and young children is important for their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This brochure, designed for use with parents and caregivers, explains what can affect your child’s sleep, how parents and caregivers can help their child go to sleep, and sleep guidelines for children 0-6 years old.SKU: 5-802
Preparing for Parenthood (I Am Your Child Video Series)
Becoming a parent is one of life’s most wonderful – and challenging – experiences. If you are planning a pregnancy, there are many things you can do right now to help give your future child the best possible start in life. If you’re already pregnant, you can begin making changes today that will help your baby enter the world as healthy as possible.SKU: 5-V-517