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Welcome to the parent section of the website.  Parenting is your most important job, and the Northwestern Health Unit has information and services to help.  Here you will find information for parenting children of all ages. 

Are you expecting a baby? Click here for information.  

Parent of a baby​

Parent of a school-aged child​

Parent of a preschooler​ Parenting a teen

For more information about being a parent, visit our child health parenting page.

Public Health Question
  • Q:
    How do I know if my child is getting enough food?
    ​Remember, every child is different. Children have a good sense of when they are hungry and when they are full, so they will let you know. As a parent/caregiver, it is your job to decide what, when and where food is offered and it is your child’s ...