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Baby's best chance: Parents' handbook of pregnancy and baby care

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111538

https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/babys-best-chance

BC Ministry of Health. Victoria, BC: Province of British Columbia , 2019. 7th ed. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
This book has been written to help you during your pregnancy, to prepare you for the birth of your baby, and to guide you in the first six months of your baby's life. ; Note: French version may have a different edition number. ; Also available to borrow as a book.
Title
Baby's best chance: Parents' handbook of pregnancy and baby care
Alternate Title
Donner toutes les chances à son bébé : Un guide parental sur la grossesse et les soins au nouveau-né [Donner toutes les chances a son bebe : Un guide parental sur la grossesse et les soins au nouveau-ne]
Corporate Author
BC Ministry of Health
Edition
7th ed
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Province of British Columbia
Year Published
2019
Physical Description
PDF file; 188 pages
Topics
Pregnancy/Childbirth. Obstetrics
Prenatal Care
Infants
Abstract
This book has been written to help you during your pregnancy, to prepare you for the birth of your baby, and to guide you in the first six months of your baby's life.
Note: French version may have a different edition number.
Also available to borrow as a book.
Language
English
French
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/babys-best-chance
Audience
Patient or Public

http://elisegravel.com/livres/pdf/

Gravel, Elise. Montréal, QC: La courte échelle , 2018. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Downloadable eBooks for children challenge gender stereotypes.
Title
Artsy boys and smelly girls
Author
Gravel, Elise
Place
Montréal, QC
Publisher
La courte échelle
Year Published
2018
Physical Description
PDF ; 24 pages [unpaginated], illustrations
Topics
Individuality
Children's Emotions
Children's Self-Identity
Gender identity
Abstract
Downloadable eBooks for children challenge gender stereotypes.
Language
English
French
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://elisegravel.com/livres/pdf/
Audience
Patient or Public

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/canadian-immunization-guide.html

National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). Ottawa, ON: Public Health Agency of Canada , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view and print
The Canadian Immunization Guide is a comprehensive resource on immunization. Recommended schedule of immunizations including: Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis and inactivated Polio virus vaccine (DTaP-IPV); Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (Hib); Measles, Mumps and Rubella v…
Title
Canadian Immunization Guide
Corporate Author
National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Public Health Agency of Canada
Year Published
2016
Topics
Immunizations-Children
Immunizations
Abstract
The Canadian Immunization Guide is a comprehensive resource on immunization. Recommended schedule of immunizations including: Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis and inactivated Polio virus vaccine (DTaP-IPV); Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (Hib); Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR); Varicella vaccine (Var); Hepatitis B vaccine (Hep B); Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine - 7-valent (Pneu-C); Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine (Men-C); Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis vaccine - adult/adolescent formulation (dTap); Influenza vaccine (Flu).
Language
English
French
French
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/canadian-immunization-guide.html
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view and print
Audience
Patient or Public

Newborn hearing screening: Information for parents on early hearing screening

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110437

http://www.phsa.ca/earlyhearing

BC Early Hearing Program. Vancouver, BC: Provincial Health Services Authority , 2008. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FI 400 DOR 2008
This 9-minute captioned CD is to educate parents-to-be, the public and health care professionals on the vital importance of early detection and its impact on a child's speech, language and social development. Available in many languages.
Title
Newborn hearing screening: Information for parents on early hearing screening
Corporate Author
BC Early Hearing Program
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Provincial Health Services Authority
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
1 DVD; 9 mins. 2 discs
Topics
Hearing. Hard of Hearing
Diagnostic Tests/Procedures. Physical Diagnosis
Abstract
This 9-minute captioned CD is to educate parents-to-be, the public and health care professionals on the vital importance of early detection and its impact on a child's speech, language and social development. Available in many languages.
Language
English
French
Punjabi
Vietnamese
Chinese
Spanish
Tamil
Italian
Somali
Arabic
Portuguese
Urdu
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.phsa.ca/earlyhearing
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FI 400 DOR 2008
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

https://psychhealthandsafety.org/asw/

Bilsker, Dan, Paterson, Randy. Vancouver, BC: BC Mental Health & Addiction Services | Simon Fraser University , 2005. 2nd. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click the link above to view or print.
The Antidepressant Skills Workbook gives an overview of depression, explains how it can be effectively managed according to the best available research, and gives a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression. In this self-care guide, we show how to use cognitive and behavioura…
Title
Antidepressant skills workbook
Subtitle
Self-care depression program
Author
Bilsker, Dan
Paterson, Randy
Edition
2nd
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Mental Health & Addiction Services
Simon Fraser University
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
PDF file: 84 p.
Topics
Depression
Mental Disorders-Coping
Abstract
The Antidepressant Skills Workbook gives an overview of depression, explains how it can be effectively managed according to the best available research, and gives a step-by-step guide to changing patterns that trigger depression. In this self-care guide, we show how to use cognitive and behavioural methods to make important changes in thinking and actions that help one to emerge from depression and make it less likely to recur.
Language
English
French
Chinese-Simplified
Chinese-Traditional
Punjabi
Farsi (Persian)
Vietnamese
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://psychhealthandsafety.org/asw/
URL Notes
Click the link above to view or print.
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.epilepsy.ca/

http://epilepsyfr.ca/

Epilepsy Canada. Montreal, QC: Epilepsy Canada (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Provides facts about epilepsy, including research, coping, diagnosis and treatment. Also includes "Kidz Korner" and "Teens Corner".
Title
Epilepsy Canada
Corporate Author
Epilepsy Canada
Place
Montreal, QC
Publisher
Epilepsy Canada
Topics
Seizure Disorders. Epilepsy
Abstract
Provides facts about epilepsy, including research, coping, diagnosis and treatment. Also includes "Kidz Korner" and "Teens Corner".
Language
English
French
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.epilepsy.ca/
http://epilepsyfr.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/disability.html

https://www.canada.ca/fr/services/prestations/handicap.html

Public Works and Government Services Canada. Ottawa, ON: Government of Canada (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
This is website where persons with disabilities, their family members, caregivers and service providers can access a full range of information on disability-related programs and services in Canada. The site, accessible to the broadest range of disabilities and assistive devices as possible, emphasi…
Title
Disability benefits
Corporate Author
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Government of Canada
Topics
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Developmental Disability
Physical Disability. Physically Challenged
Abstract
This is website where persons with disabilities, their family members, caregivers and service providers can access a full range of information on disability-related programs and services in Canada. The site, accessible to the broadest range of disabilities and assistive devices as possible, emphasizes: Access to Travel; Assistive Technology Links; Links to Federal Government Disability Information; and Mapping for the Visually Impaired.
Language
English
French
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/disability.html
https://www.canada.ca/fr/services/prestations/handicap.html
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

Public Health Agency of Canada. Ottawa, ON: Government of Canada (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Information on societal health issues such as violence prevention, environment and health, and workplace safety. ; Monthly feature articles on current health issues, special guest columnists, and 'behind the news' information and analysis.
Title
Public Health Agency of Canada
Corporate Author
Public Health Agency of Canada
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Government of Canada
Topics
Public Health and Safety
Abstract
Information on societal health issues such as violence prevention, environment and health, and workplace safety.
Monthly feature articles on current health issues, special guest columnists, and 'behind the news' information and analysis.
Language
English
French
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/index-eng.php
Audience
Patient or Public

https://www.braininjurycanada.ca/

Brain Injury Canada. Ottawa, ON: (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Brain Injury Canada aims to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families/caregivers living with brain injury in Canada. This website includes information on acquired brain injury (ABI), concussion, return to work information, and webinars. Also links out to regional ABI associations.
Title
Brain Injury Canada
Corporate Author
Brain Injury Canada
Place
Ottawa, ON
Topics
Head Injury (includes brain damage)
Abstract
Brain Injury Canada aims to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families/caregivers living with brain injury in Canada. This website includes information on acquired brain injury (ABI), concussion, return to work information, and webinars. Also links out to regional ABI associations.
Language
English
French
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://www.braininjurycanada.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.muscle.ca/

Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Vancouver, BC: Muscular Dystrophy Canada (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
This website offers information on neuromuscular disorders. Select 'Access help' to: ; - Find family-friendly information, ; - Connect with BC programs ; - Learn about research opportunities and advocacy.
Title
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Corporate Author
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Topics
Muscular Dystrophy
Abstract
This website offers information on neuromuscular disorders. Select 'Access help' to:
- Find family-friendly information,
- Connect with BC programs
- Learn about research opportunities and advocacy.
Language
English
French
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.muscle.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

Parachute: Canada's national charity devoted to injury prevention

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110995

https://parachute.ca/

Parachute. Toronto, ON: Parachute (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Parachute is Canada's leader in injury prevention, focused on three key areas where people are unintentionally injured: in the home, at play, and on the move. Includes resources on injury prevention, professional resources, and program information.
Title
Parachute: Canada's national charity devoted to injury prevention
Corporate Author
Parachute
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Parachute
Topics
Public Health and Safety
Accident Prevention
Access to Health Information
Minority Health
Abstract
Parachute is Canada's leader in injury prevention, focused on three key areas where people are unintentionally injured: in the home, at play, and on the move. Includes resources on injury prevention, professional resources, and program information.
Language
French
English
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://parachute.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://bcepilepsy.com/

BC Epilepsy Society. Vancouver BC: British Columbia Epilepsy Society (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Information and resources for people living with epilepsy. Includes information sheets, frequently asked questions, presentations, and videos by the BC Epilepsy Society. Offers support programs for different groups, like children and youth, parents, and people that are considering, or have had, epi…
Title
BC Epilepsy Society
Corporate Author
BC Epilepsy Society
Place
Vancouver BC
Publisher
British Columbia Epilepsy Society
Topics
Seizure Disorders. Epilepsy
Abstract
Information and resources for people living with epilepsy. Includes information sheets, frequently asked questions, presentations, and videos by the BC Epilepsy Society. Offers support programs for different groups, like children and youth, parents, and people that are considering, or have had, epilepsy surgery. Also links to external support forums, websites and services.
Language
English
French
Vietnamese
Chinese
Korean
Punjabi
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://bcepilepsy.com/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca

Interior Health, Northern Health, Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA), Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Island Health, Fraser Health. Victoria, BC: (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
HealthLink BC provides reliable non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. Information and advice is available by telephone, our website, a mobile app and a collection of print resources. ; Through our programs and services, you can get the information you need to make decisio…
Title
HealthLink BC
Corporate Author
Interior Health
Northern Health
Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA)
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)
Island Health
Fraser Health
Place
Victoria, BC
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Abstract
HealthLink BC provides reliable non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. Information and advice is available by telephone, our website, a mobile app and a collection of print resources.
Through our programs and services, you can get the information you need to make decisions for yourself and those you care for. With our website and telephone service, information is available wherever you want it, any time of the day or night, every day of the year.
Language
English
French
Chinese
Korean
Punjabi
Spanish
Vietnamese
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca

Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Toronto, Ontario: (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
An initiative of SickKids in Toronto, this website provides information on child development, common health problems, and health care. ; Visit the Resource Centres for comprehensive information on medical condition such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), diabetes, brain tumours, he…
Title
AboutKidsHealth
Subtitle
Trusted answers from The Hospital for Sick Children
Corporate Author
Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Place
Toronto, Ontario
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Children's Health Promotion
Abstract
An initiative of SickKids in Toronto, this website provides information on child development, common health problems, and health care.
Visit the Resource Centres for comprehensive information on medical condition such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), diabetes, brain tumours, heart conditions, pain or epilepsy.
The Just for Kids section has age-appropriate animations on many different health topics in different languages.
Use the menu to access the French site, and multilingual content.
Language
English
Chinese-Simplified
Chinese-Traditional
Portuguese
Spanish
Urdu
Tamil
Arabic
Punjabi
French
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca
Audience
Patient or Public

https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/

BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. Vancouver, BC: (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Find mental health information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can suppor…
Title
Here to Help
Corporate Author
BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information
Place
Vancouver, BC
Topics
Mental Health/Illness
Addictive Behaviour
Abstract
Find mental health information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.
Limited multilingual content available.
Language
English
Chinese-Simplified
Chinese-Traditional
Farsi (Persian)
French
Korean
Punjabi
Japanese
Vietnamese
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

Merck manuals : Online medical library

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111032

http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html

https://www.msdmanuals.com/home?langselector=1

Merck & Co., Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck & Co., Inc. Home edition for patients and caregivers. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
The online version of the Merck manual, a U.S. medical encyclopedia for patients and caregivers, explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; It also provides information about prognosis. ; Versions i…
Title
Merck manuals : Online medical library
Corporate Author
Merck & Co., Inc.
Edition
Home edition for patients and caregivers
Place
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Publisher
Merck & Co., Inc.
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Medical Encyclopedias
Medical Dictionaries. Medical Thesauri. Medical Terminology
Abstract
The online version of the Merck manual, a U.S. medical encyclopedia for patients and caregivers, explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; It also provides information about prognosis.
Versions in other languages (German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Arabic) are international versions. They may not have all the features of the Canadian and US versions.
Language
English
Spanish
German
French
Italian
Korean
Korean
Punjabi
Russian
Chinese
Arabic
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html
https://www.msdmanuals.com/home?langselector=1
Audience
Patient or Public

https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/cpas

https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/cpas/languages

University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary | Alberta Health Services (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
The Community Pediatric Asthma Service is a Calgary, AB initiative to support children with asthma. This website offers asthma action plans, inhaler information, asthma videos and to help children with asthma manage their health. ; Multi-lingual information at https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/c…
Title
Control Asthma Now!
Corporate Author
University of Calgary
Alberta Health Services
Place
Calgary, AB
Publisher
University of Calgary
Alberta Health Services
Topics
Asthma-Children
Asthma
Abstract
The Community Pediatric Asthma Service is a Calgary, AB initiative to support children with asthma. This website offers asthma action plans, inhaler information, asthma videos and to help children with asthma manage their health.
Multi-lingual information at https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/cpas/languages
Language
Arabic
English
French
Farsi (Persian)
Korean
Mandarin
Punjabi
Urdu
Tagalog
Somali
Vietnamese
Spanish
Tigrinya
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/cpas
https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/research/cpas/languages
Audience
Patient or Public

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