Maladies et problèmes de santé
The present document was created by members of the department of Speech-Language Pathology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Its purpose is to provide medical staff with concise, accurate information about speech and language delays or disorders: definitions, possible consequences, and precise indicators of when to refer.
Some parents, caregivers and even teachers might think that exposing a child to several languages at a young age can confuse them and delay their learning of another language
The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.
Mealtimes with young, finicky eaters can be difficult, especially when they refuse to eat the foods in front of them.
There are many good reasons for raising children bilingually.
The good, the bad and the ugly of social networking
Man, it’s been a hot summer, and it’s not over yet. Even those glowing summer revellers who insist, “The hotter the better!” seem to be wilting in a puddle of perspiration, crankiness and lethargy.
Breastfeeding support is not only a health professional issue, it is a societal effort”, argues Sonia Semenic, Nurse Scientist at the McGill University Health Centre and co-principal investigator of a research project assessing breastfeeding policy guidelines in Quebec.
Whether it involves setting the clocks an hour forward to welcome spring, or getting an extra hour of sleep to transition to the darker winter months, daylight savings time can impact your entire family’s routine.
All those aunts and uncles who don’t see your little darling every day will often exclaim: “My, how you’ve grown!” But you should take that oft-repeated exclamation a step further and turn it into a key question: “How have you grown?”