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Putting smiles on the faces of patients and families at IWK Health - Smilezone Foundation revitalizes several busy children’s clinics and family newborn lounge

Halifax, NS - Some of IWK Health’s patients and families have been given a new reason to smile. On Wednesday, October 6th, IWK Health officially opened four new Smilezones at the IWK. Continue Reading

Child Safety Link launches new car seat videos for families in 9 languages

Halifax, NS—September 19-25 is Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW) in Atlantic Canada. This week is an opportunity to highlight the importance of safely transporting children, as motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and serious injury for children in Canada. This year, Child Safety Link is launching new videos to help families find car seat and booster seat information in an accessible way. 

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Study finds flu vaccine during pregnancy does not adversely affect early childhood health

Halifax - Researchers at IWK Health, in partnership with leading vaccine and infectious diseases researchers, have found that maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy is not significantly associated with an increased risk of adverse early childhood health outcomes. Continue Reading

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Children's Grief - Buddington's friend dies

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Chron's Survival Guide: The Real Deal on Tube Feeds

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Child Life Medical Play: How to Put a Cast on a Rubber Chicken!

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Jennifer Helps Buddington Pack for a Trip to the Hospital

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Buddington is Nervous

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Outside to Play!

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