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Baby & Toddler

Fun Family Literacy Tips!

Don’t expect your little one to always sit still to read a book. Toddler’s move around. It is what they do. So don’t worry if they wiggle, tumble and roll. They may be on the move but they are...

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Dawson Quilts

An internet search will show that the hottest baby gifts of 2016 include a light-up singing turtle, organic cotton mittens and an infant sized pair of UGGs. But the hottest gift for Dawson City babies is a handmade quilt. It’s...

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Birth of a Family: Christine’s story

“I would have loved to have had midwifery care and a home birth for all my pregnancies, but that wasn’t possible,” says Christine, a Whitehorse resident.When she was pregnant with her first baby and two months away from her due...

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Erin’s Birth Story

Erin found out she was pregnant when she was 17. She still lived with her parents and had just finished high school.Her relationship with her boyfriend was complicated. She had friends who had had an abortion, and friends who...

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A Not-So-Empty Nest

The robin obviously had a problem with us.I was hanging out on the back porch with my friend Jenny Duncombe — minding our own business — but this little bird was having none of it.At first she squawked from the safety of a pine...

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Maternity Time

Giving birth is never an easy task. Nothing is guaranteed to run smoothly, and a lot of patience is required of everyone involved.Amidst all the chaos that may ensue in the delivery room, the maternity ward nurses are there to...

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