Expert Alert - This Mother's Day, learn to eat, sleep and speak your way through motherhood

CIHR experts available to speak about health issues related to motherhood

OTTAWA, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Motherhood is a full-time job that doesn't offer a worry-free vacation. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) invites you to explore a number of topics with researchers in this area. Whether baby is on the way, in the terrible-twos, the terrifying-teens, or now raising a child of their own, there is no such thing as retirement.

Make the best out of parenthood by getting tips from experts on how to better bond with your baby, get in synch with your teenager and even understand how some parenting traits run in the family.

Nurturing your relationship and your baby
Dr. Francine de Montigny, CIHR-funded researcher (Gatineau)

Beyond the basics: Looking deep inside the mother-child bond
Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, CIHR-funded researcher (Montreal)

Eating well: during pregnancy and in the teenage years
Dr. Gerald Harvey Anderson, CIHR-funded researcher (Toronto)

When your children aren't sleeping
Dr. Wendy Anne Hall, CIHR-funded researcher (Vancouver)

Tightening teen bonds
Dr. Marlene Marie Moretti, CIHR-funded researcher (Burnaby)

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of Canada's health research investment agency. CIHR's mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened health care system for Canadians. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 14,100 health researchers and trainees across Canada.

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SOURCE: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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To schedule an interview, please contact: 
David Coulombe
CIHR Media Specialist    613-941-4563


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