Suggested Videotapes
check mark Parenting with the Zap Family
A parenting video and guidebook featuring the animated Zap family and "Mr. Dressup" (Ernie Coombs) to help guide parents and caregivers through a child's crucial first five years.
Available at: CBC Television
Tel: 1-800-955-7711
Cost: $14.95 Cdn.
check mark Babies Best Chance
A guide for expectant parents on pregnancy, labour, delivery and the first few days at home, as told through the voices of couples from several ethnic groups.
Available in English, Vietnamese, Spanish, Cantonese and Punjabi.
Available at: BC Council for Families
# 204-2590 Granville St.
Vancouver, BC
V6H 3H1
Tel: 1-800-663-5638 or(604)660-0675
Cost: $19.95 Cdn.
check mark A Simple Gift: Comforting Your Baby (10min)
Developed by: The Infant Mental health Promotion Project and the Dept. of Psychiatry, The Hospital for Sick Children. A guide for professionals and a book for parents to accompany this videotape are also available:
Available at: Centre for Health Information and Promotion
  The Hospital for Sick Children
  555 University Avenue
  Toronto, ON
  M5G 1X8
Tel: 416) 813-5819
Cost: $40.00 Cdn. video
  $6.50 for each guidebook
check mark Words To Grow By, 0-3 years  
Available at: Belleville School District, Wisconsin, USA
Tel: (608) 424-3315
Cost: $35 U.S.
check mark You Make the Difference in Helping Your Child Learn
Helps parents create the kind of environment that fosters child self-esteem, relating, communicating and learning
Available at: The Hanen Centre
  252 Bloor St. W., Room 390
  Toronto, ON
  M5S 1V5
Tel: (416) 921-8073
Cost: $95 Cdn.

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