Parent Resources

For more information on breastfeeding and the schedule for the breastfeeding drop-ins please visit Ottawa Breastfeeds.

Visit First Words to see if your child is meeting their language milestones. Use their online Communication Checkup tool to screen for your child's speech, language, social communication, fine and gross motor skills and red flags.

Are you new to fatherhood? The 24 Hour Cribside Assistance for New Dads can help.

Getting started and looking for a child care provider? Check out the Child Care Providers Resource Network or the City of Ottawa’s Information for Parents.

More parenting websites:

Parent Resource Centre
Best Start
Parenting in Ottawa
Child and Family Programs (Ministry of Education)
Parents Matter
Family Services Ottawa