Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

At what age should your child make noises, say words, point things? When should you worry?

Conditions and illnesses

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.

Conditions and illnesses

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

Conditions and illnesses

The growth chart is a part of the physical exam in pediatrics and a powerful tool that can sensitively detect disease states.

Conditions and illnesses

Mealtimes with young, finicky eaters can be difficult, especially when they refuse to eat the foods in front of them.

Conditions and illnesses

There are many good reasons for raising children bilingually.

Conditions and illnesses

The good, the bad and the ugly of social networking

Conditions and illnesses

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.

Conditions and illnesses

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.

Conditions and illnesses

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.

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