Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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Breastfeeding provides ideal nutrition for infants. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that children should receive only breast-milk for the first six months of life. Additional foods are recommended only after this period of time, with breastfeeding continuing for up to two years and beyond.

You are an important part of the health-care team. Speaking with members of the health-care team will help you get the information you need to understand any changes in your health and what it means for your situation. These changes are known as care transitions. Do not be afraid to ask questions so you know what to expect.

Many older adults show signs of delirium, dementia and/or depression.
Caring for a loved one who has these problems can be very stressful and tiring. If someone you care about is having these problems, there are things you can do to help.

Many older adults have problems with shortness of breath.
If you are over the age of 40 and are a smoker you may be at risk for developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Les infirmières et autres fournisseurs de soins de santé veulent que vous sachiez qu'ils peuvent vous aider à composer avec une grave menace pour votre santé : les mauvais traitements et la négligence. Saviez-vous que les signes d'abus et de négligence ne sont pas toujours faciles à repérer? Vous pourriez être maltraité sans même le savoir. C'est pourquoi il est important d'en discuter avec une infirmière ou un fournisseur de soins de santé spécialisé.