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After your child's tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy surgery : Valley Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Otolaryngology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2033
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This guide will help you learn how to care for your child safely after a tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. Topics include what will happen right after surgery (like where your child will recover, when your child can go home), and care at home (like how to help your child with pain, when they can eat, activities they can do).
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. Otolaryngology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Tonsillectomy
Adenoids - surgery
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Tonsillectomy
Adenoids--Surgery
Children
Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology
Surgery
Abstract
This guide will help you learn how to care for your child safely after a tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. Topics include what will happen right after surgery (like where your child will recover, when your child can go home), and care at home (like how to help your child with pain, when they can eat, activities they can do).
Notes
Previous title: After your child's tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy surgery : Valley Regional Hospital
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgeons, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2033
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Birth control after having a baby

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
2155
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This pamphlet explains the different birth control methods that can be used after having a baby. A list of resources is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Contraception - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Contraception
Specialty
Gynecology
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the different birth control methods that can be used after having a baby. A list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal and Child Health Services, South Shore Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2155
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Blood collection tips for parents : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2089
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This pamphlet provides blood collection tips for parents. Images of back-to-chest and chest-to-chest comfort hold techniques are included. Please note that some Nova Scotia Health Authority blood collection sites are not able to collect blood from patients under 12 years old. Visit www.nshealth.ca/blood-collection for more info. The French version of this pamphlet 2149, "Conseils aux parents pour les prises de sang : Pathologie et médecine de laboratoire", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Specimen Collection
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Collection and preservation
Children
Abstract
This pamphlet provides blood collection tips for parents. Images of back-to-chest and chest-to-chest comfort hold techniques are included. Please note that some Nova Scotia Health Authority blood collection sites are not able to collect blood from patients under 12 years old. Visit www.nshealth.ca/blood-collection for more info. The French version of this pamphlet 2149, "Conseils aux parents pour les prises de sang : Pathologie et médecine de laboratoire", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
2089
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Breast pumping to develop and keep up your milk supply : Aberdeen Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2134
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This pamphlet explains how to develop your milk supply, how often to pump, how to keep up your supply, storage, and cleaning the pump. A sample breast pumping log is provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Milk Expression - methods
Breast Feeding - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Breastfeeding
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to develop your milk supply, how often to pump, how to keep up your supply, storage, and cleaning the pump. A sample breast pumping log is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal and Child Health Services, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2134
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Checking blood glucose of newborn babies

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1934
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Glucose is a type of sugar. It is your baby's most important source of energy. This pamphlet answers frequently asked questions you may have about your baby's blood glucose checks. It explains which babies need these checks and how checks are done. Normal blood glucose levels are listed. This pamphlet also gives information on preventing and treating low blood glucose levels. The French version of this pamphlet 1966, "Surveillance de la glycémie chez les nouveau-nés", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neonatal Screening
Blood Glucose
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood sugar
Newborn infants--Nutrition
Abstract
Glucose is a type of sugar. It is your baby's most important source of energy. This pamphlet answers frequently asked questions you may have about your baby's blood glucose checks. It explains which babies need these checks and how checks are done. Normal blood glucose levels are listed. This pamphlet also gives information on preventing and treating low blood glucose levels. The French version of this pamphlet 1966, "Surveillance de la glycémie chez les nouveau-nés", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
1934
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Choix d’accouchement après une césarienne

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1891
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Si votre bébé est né par césarienne, vous pouvez quand même accoucher de votre prochain bébé par voie vaginale. On parle alors d’épreuve du travail après césarienne (EDTAC) ou d’accouchement vaginal après césarienne (AVAC). Ce dépliant présente ce qui favorise la sécurité et la réussite d’un AVAC, ainsi que les avantages et les risques d’un AVAC. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1847, “Options for Birth after Cesarean”. This pamphlet explains the options available to women…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Options for birth after cesarean
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
Subjects (LCSH)
Childbirth
Abstract
Si votre bébé est né par césarienne, vous pouvez quand même accoucher de votre prochain bébé par voie vaginale. On parle alors d’épreuve du travail après césarienne (EDTAC) ou d’accouchement vaginal après césarienne (AVAC). Ce dépliant présente ce qui favorise la sécurité et la réussite d’un AVAC, ainsi que les avantages et les risques d’un AVAC.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1847, “Options for Birth after Cesarean”. This pamphlet explains the options available to women who have had a baby by cesarean birth (sometimes called “cesarean delivery”, “c-section” or “CS”). Women who have had a cesarean often give birth vaginally in their next pregnancy. This may be referred to as Trial of Labour after Cesarean (TOLAC) or Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC). When you can plan for a VBAC, what makes a VBAC safe and successful, as well as the benefits and risks of VBAC, are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group Adapted from: PL-0902 with permission of IWK Health, Halifax NS © 2015
Pamphlet Number
1891
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Conseils aux parents pour les prises de sang : Pathologie et médecine de laboratoire

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2149
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Ce dépliant donne des conseils aux parents pour les prises de sang. Il contient des images des techniques de maintien réconfortantes « dos contre poitrine » et « poitrine contre poitrine ». Veuillez noter que certains sites de prélèvements sanguins de la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse ne sont pas en mesure de prélever du sang sur des patients de moins de 12 ans. Rendez-vous à www.nshealth.ca/blood-collection pour plus d’information. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Blood Col…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Alternate Title
Blood collection tips for parents : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Specimen Collection
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Collection and preservation
Children
Abstract
Ce dépliant donne des conseils aux parents pour les prises de sang. Il contient des images des techniques de maintien réconfortantes « dos contre poitrine » et « poitrine contre poitrine ». Veuillez noter que certains sites de prélèvements sanguins de la Régie de la santé de la Nouvelle-Écosse ne sont pas en mesure de prélever du sang sur des patients de moins de 12 ans. Rendez-vous à www.nshealth.ca/blood-collection pour plus d’information.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Blood Collection Tips for Parents: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine" pamphlet 2089. This pamphlet provides blood collection tips for parents. Images of back-to-chest and chest-to-chest comfort hold techniques are included. Please note that some Nova Scotia Health Authority blood collection sites are not able to collect blood from patients under 12 years old. Visit www.nshealth.ca/blood-collection for more info.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
2149
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Conseils pour la sécurité des patients - Services de pédiatrie

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children's Health Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2166
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Ce dépliant explique le rôle que vous et votre famille jouez en matière de sécurité lors du séjour de votre enfant à l'hôpital. Des conseils sont fournis sur les sujets suivants : prévention de l'enlèvement d'enfants, prévention du risque de coincement, prévention du risque d'entortillement ou d'étranglement de votre enfant dans le matériel d'hôpital, prévention des chutes, infections, plaies de pression, sommeil, utilisation d'Internet, sécurité des médicaments, jeux sécuritaires et sécurité a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Women and Children's Health Program
Alternate Title
Patient safety tips - Pediatric Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Accident Prevention
Child
Infant
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Accidents--Prevention
Patients--Safety measures
Children
Infants
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique le rôle que vous et votre famille jouez en matière de sécurité lors du séjour de votre enfant à l'hôpital. Des conseils sont fournis sur les sujets suivants : prévention de l'enlèvement d'enfants, prévention du risque de coincement, prévention du risque d'entortillement ou d'étranglement de votre enfant dans le matériel d'hôpital, prévention des chutes, infections, plaies de pression, sommeil, utilisation d'Internet, sécurité des médicaments, jeux sécuritaires et sécurité au moment du bain.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2118, "Patient Safety Tips - Pediatric Services". This pamphlet explains the role that you and your family play in terms of safety during your child's hospital visit. Guidelines are provided on the following topics: preventing child abduction, preventing entrapment, preventing your child from getting tangled or being strangled in hospital equipment, fall prevention, infections, pressure ulcers, sleep, Internet usage, medicine safety, safe play, and bath safety.
Responsibility
Prepared by: NSHA Women & Children's Health Program
Pamphlet Number
2166
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Coxsackievirus (Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Herpangina)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2127
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This pamphlet explains what coxsackievirus is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes, and what to watch for if your child has the virus. The French version of this pamphlet 2190, "Virus Coxsackie (maladie mains-pieds-bouche et herpangine)," is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Herpangina
Communicable Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Communicable diseases--Transmission
Microorganisms
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what coxsackievirus is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes, and what to watch for if your child has the virus. The French version of this pamphlet 2190, "Virus Coxsackie (maladie mains-pieds-bouche et herpangine)," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2127
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2128
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This pamphlet explains what croup is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes, how to help your child, and what to watch for if your child has the virus. It also explains how croup can be prevented. The French version of this pamphlet 2191, "Croup (diphtérie laryngienne)" is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Croup
Communicable Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Croup
Communicable diseases--Transmission
Microorganisms
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what croup is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes, how to help your child, and what to watch for if your child has the virus. It also explains how croup can be prevented. The French version of this pamphlet 2191, "Croup (diphtérie laryngienne)" is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2128
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Croup (diphtérie laryngienne)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2191
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Ce dépliant explique ce qu'est le croup (la diphtérie laryngienne), comment il se propage, quels sont ses symptômes et ce qu'il faut surveiller si votre enfant a le virus. On y trouve une liste des symptômes pour lesquels vous devez emmener votre enfant au service des urgences ; This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2128, "Croup".This pamphlet explains what croup is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes and what to watch for if your child has the virus. A list of sy…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (2 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Croup
Communicable Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Croup
Communicable diseases--Transmission
Microorganisms
Specialty
Infectious Diseases
Abstract
Ce dépliant explique ce qu'est le croup (la diphtérie laryngienne), comment il se propage, quels sont ses symptômes et ce qu'il faut surveiller si votre enfant a le virus. On y trouve une liste des symptômes pour lesquels vous devez emmener votre enfant au service des urgences
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 2128, "Croup".This pamphlet explains what croup is, how it is spread, what symptoms it causes and what to watch for if your child has the virus. A list of symptoms that require you to take your child to the Emergency Department is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2191
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Deuxième nuit du bébé

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1965
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La présente ressource explique les défis auxquels vous pourriez faire face 24 heures après la naissance de votre bébé. Des moyens d’apaiser votre bébé vous sont présentés. Au fur et à mesure que vous apprendrez à connaître les comportements de votre bébé, vous constaterez que c’est au sein, bien blotti contre vous, qu’il se sent le plus réconforté. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1931, “Baby's Second Night”. This pamphlet explains the challenges you may experience 24 hour…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Alternate Title
Baby's second night
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Feeding
Infant, Newborn - growth & development
Kangaroo-Mother Care Method
Subjects (LCSH)
Breastfeeding
Newborn Infants
Abstract
La présente ressource explique les défis auxquels vous pourriez faire face 24 heures après la naissance de votre bébé. Des moyens d’apaiser votre bébé vous sont présentés. Au fur et à mesure que vous apprendrez à connaître les comportements de votre bébé, vous constaterez que c’est au sein, bien blotti contre vous, qu’il se sent le plus réconforté.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1931, “Baby's Second Night”. This pamphlet explains the challenges you may experience 24 hours after your baby is born. Ways to comfort your baby are provided. As you get to know your baby's behaviours, you will begin to see that they are most comforted by snuggling up to you at your breast.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group with permission from Jan Barger RN, MA, IBCLC/Lactation Education Consultans; BFI Coordinator
Pamphlet Number
1965
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Does my child or adolescent have an eating disorder?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2306
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This guide explains what to do if you think your child or adolescent (teen) may have an eating disorder. Your support is very important in helping your child or adolescent. A list of resources is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - prevention & control
Child
Adolescent
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Children
Teenagers
Abstract
This guide explains what to do if you think your child or adolescent (teen) may have an eating disorder. Your support is very important in helping your child or adolescent. A list of resources is included.
Responsibility
Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, Nova Scotia Health & IWK Health
Pamphlet Number
2306
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Family-based treatment for eating disorders in children and adolescents

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2325
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Family-based treatment (FBT) is an outpatient treatment for eating disorders (like anorexia nervosa [AN] and bulimia nervosa) in children and adolescents (teenagers). FBT focuses on supporting parents and/or guardians in stopping their child or adolescent’s disordered eating and helping them eat in a more healthy way. This pamphlet explains what causes eating disorders, how parents and other family members can help, who will be on your child or adolescent’s treatment team, and how FBT works. A …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - prevention & control
Family Therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Family psychotherapy
Abstract
Family-based treatment (FBT) is an outpatient treatment for eating disorders (like anorexia nervosa [AN] and bulimia nervosa) in children and adolescents (teenagers). FBT focuses on supporting parents and/or guardians in stopping their child or adolescent’s disordered eating and helping them eat in a more healthy way. This pamphlet explains what causes eating disorders, how parents and other family members can help, who will be on your child or adolescent’s treatment team, and how FBT works. A list of resources is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, Nova Scotia Health & IWK Health; Adapted from: IWK Eating Disorder Specific Care Clinic Family Based Treatment
Pamphlet Number
2325
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Hand expressing breast milk before your baby is born

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1928
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This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk. Hand expression is a learned skill. It will get easier with practice. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to bring your breast milk to the hospital are given. If you notice any cramping in your uterus when hand expressing, it is very important to stop and talk with your doctor before starting again. This is rare. It is safe to keep breastfeeding your older child.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colostrum
Breast Milk Expression - methods
Breast Feeding - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostrum
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Breastfeeding
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk. Hand expression is a learned skill. It will get easier with practice. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to bring your breast milk to the hospital are given. If you notice any cramping in your uterus when hand expressing, it is very important to stop and talk with your doctor before starting again. This is rare. It is safe to keep breastfeeding your older child.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
1928
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How to stay calm when your baby cries

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2206
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This pamphlet explains the challenges you may experience when your baby cries. Ways to comfort your baby are provided. As you get to know your baby's behaviours, you will understand your baby's cries and how they prefer to be soothed. Remember: Never shake a baby! Babies have weak necks and heavy heads. Even a few seconds of shaking can cause serious injury like blindness, not being able to walk, brain damage, or death.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Crying
Infant, Newborn - growth & development
Subjects (LCSH)
Crying in infants
Newborn Infants
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the challenges you may experience when your baby cries. Ways to comfort your baby are provided. As you get to know your baby's behaviours, you will understand your baby's cries and how they prefer to be soothed. Remember: Never shake a baby! Babies have weak necks and heavy heads. Even a few seconds of shaking can cause serious injury like blindness, not being able to walk, brain damage, or death.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal and Child Health Services, Aberdeen Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2206
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How to support your child or adolescent with eating when they have an eating disorder

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2318
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When a person has an eating disorder, they have trouble choosing foods that will help them live a good life. An eating disorder needs to be treated as soon as possible. Not having enough nutrition can cause serious medical problems. Parents play an important role in their child or adolescent’s (teen’s) recovery. This pamphlet explains how parents can help their child or adolescent during meals.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
IWK Health Authority. Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Feeding and Eating Disorders - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Eating disorders--Treatment
Abstract
When a person has an eating disorder, they have trouble choosing foods that will help them live a good life. An eating disorder needs to be treated as soon as possible. Not having enough nutrition can cause serious medical problems. Parents play an important role in their child or adolescent’s (teen’s) recovery. This pamphlet explains how parents can help their child or adolescent during meals.
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Eating Disorder Provincial Service, Nova Scotia Health & IWK Health
Pamphlet Number
2318
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Medications you may need after having your baby : Yarmouth Regional Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35724
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Maternal Child Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1693
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Instructions are given for certain medications you may need after you have your baby for the treatment of pain, heartburn, iron deficiency, and hemorroids.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Maternal Child Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Parturition
Pain Management
Heartburn - drug therapy
Iron - therapeutic use
Hemorroids - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Childbirth
Pain--Treatment
Heartburn
Iron
Hemorroids
Abstract
Instructions are given for certain medications you may need after you have your baby for the treatment of pain, heartburn, iron deficiency, and hemorroids.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1693
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My labour and birth guide : South Shore Regional Hospital (SSRH)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38187
Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2342
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This pamphlet will help you talk about the upcoming birth of your baby. It will also help your health care providers understand what treatments you would like and the things that matter most to you. Remember that it helps to be flexible and open to changes as you go through labour and birth. Topics include: support persons, what to expect during labour, after birth, resources, and lists of what to bring for you, your baby, and your support person.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. South Shore Regional Hospital. Maternal and Child Health Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Parturition
Subjects (LCSH)
Parturition
Abstract
This pamphlet will help you talk about the upcoming birth of your baby. It will also help your health care providers understand what treatments you would like and the things that matter most to you. Remember that it helps to be flexible and open to changes as you go through labour and birth. Topics include: support persons, what to expect during labour, after birth, resources, and lists of what to bring for you, your baby, and your support person.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal and Child Health Services, South Shore Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2342
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Myringotomy tubes : Valley Regional Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36617
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. ENT Surgeons. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2034
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This pamphlet explains what a myringotomy tube is, what to expect after surgery, pain, activity and eating, how long the tubes should stay in, and possible side effects. Information on ear infections, swimming, flying on a plane, and what to expect when the tubes fall out is also included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Valley Regional Hospital. ENT Surgeons
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ear - surgery
Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Ear--Surgery
Children
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what a myringotomy tube is, what to expect after surgery, pain, activity and eating, how long the tubes should stay in, and possible side effects. Information on ear infections, swimming, flying on a plane, and what to expect when the tubes fall out is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: ENT Surgeons, Valley Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2034
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