Healthy start with baby

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby! Public Health Sudbury & Districts offers programs and services to support you as you transition into your new role of being a parent.

Newborn care

Caring for a newborn can lead to many questions. Learn more about caring for your baby, feeding your baby, immunizations, when babies cry, skin-to-skin and baby’s second night.

Keeping your baby safe

Children are naturally curious and do not easily recognize and avoid hazards; therefore, they need extra protection and care. As a parent or caregiver, it is very important to be aware of safety considerations for infants and children.

Your health after baby

Your body is changing both physically and emotionally. Learn more about your health after baby and where to find support.

Healthy Babies Healthy Children

Healthy Babies Healthy Children will connect you with a public health nurse and family home visitor to work with you and help your child reach their full potential.

Tips for new parents

Your baby will be changing and growing quickly over the next few months of life. You are your baby’s best teacher. How you interact will influence your baby’s growth and development. Parenting tips along the way can be helpful to build a lifelong foundation for a healthy start. The Parenting Tips resource from the Government of Ontario can help make the most of the early years.

This item was last modified on July 16, 2018