Caring for Yourself
In order to grow as a parent, you need to take care of yourself. Use this section of the website to help you care for yourself while your 6 to 36 months‑old toddler grows.
Remember that there are two people who need to be taken care of – your toddler and you. Learn about taking care of yourself.
A lifestyle that includes physical activity has many benefits for women’s health. Read about being physically active, regardless of how active you were before or during your pregnancy.
Healthy eating is important during breastfeeding and throughout the rest of your life. Understand how to make healthy eating choices using Canada’s Food Guide.
Find out about making healthy choices for alcohol use, and reducing and stopping smoking.
As soon as you start having sex after pregnancy, it is possible to get pregnant. Learn about choosing a birth control method.