Clinical Practice Guidelines

"Loving Care is a strengths‐based and capacity‐building parent health education resource produced by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. The easy to read series has been designed and written to meet the diverse learning needs of all families. At one time or another any family can experience challenges with literacy, lack of social support, lack of time to read, or limited access to health and parenting resources. Loving Care offers easy to understand early parenting information. The books are offered to all parents in Nova Scotia."

-- from the Nova Scotia Public Health Service’s background information document on the development Loving Care

Download Loving Care Books - Birth to 3 YearsTéléchargez les livrets Tendres soins, De la naissance à 3 ans

In January 2002, the Department of Health, Public Health/Health Promotion, asked the Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia to "Develop ...Department of Health minimum acceptable standards for initial postpartum contact (0-6 weeks) in Nova Scotia". RCP established a Postpartum Services Review Working Group with representation from hospital and community nursing, nursing education, family practice, public health, obstetrics and pediatrics to assist them with this important task. This report represents the findings of the Postpartum Services Review Working Group and recommends a series of guidelines intended to ensure that postpartum/postnatal services are provided in an informed and consistent way across Nova Scotia.