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Helping you care for yourself, your child, and your family.


Asking for help and accepting support can reduce stress and help you live better over time. Connecting with programs and services may be able to help you physically, emotionally, or by sharing useful information and resources.

Being a parent or caregiver can be challenging as well as rewarding. Learn more about ways to care for yourself as you care for others.

Caring for yourself

Self-care practices and social supports can help you feel better prepared to deal with being a parent.

It’s important to take time to connect with yourself and others. This increases your ability to cope with stress.

Self-care webinars

Join a live session hosted by healthcare providers to learn simple and effective ways to care for yourself while you're caring for others.

Current as of: May 21, 2024
Author: Pediatric Rehabilitation Services, Alberta Health Services
Rehabilitation Advice Line

Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Our work takes place on historical and contemporary Indigenous lands, including the territories of Treaty 6, Treaty 7 & Treaty 8 and the homeland of the Métis Nation of Alberta and 8 Métis Settlements. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous communities that have been forged in urban centres across Alberta.