The 2015 Annual Best Start Resource Centre Conference took place from Wednesday February 25th to Friday February 27th at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites. Over the course of the three days, close to 400 delegates came together to discuss key issues in maternal and child health, including infant mental health, physical activity and the early years, breastfeeding, prenatal education, parenting without punishing, and the health of Indigenous children in Canada. Delegates, including public health nurses, midwives, doulas, physicians, staff from Ontario Early Year’s Centres, breastfeeding supporters, Ontario Healthy Babies Healthy Children staff, social workers and more, came from all across Canada to participate.
Explore the pages of this website to learn more about the topics presented at the conference. Access the slideshows from many of the workshops by clicking on the presentation titles.
Video is also available for this year’s afternoon keynote presentation by Dr. Brian Jack: Using Innovative Communication Technology to Deliver Preconception Care.
This year’s conference was on Twitter, with delegates tweeting using #BSRC2015. Check out the tweets from the conference below.