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Integrating gender and culture in parenting
Presents theoretical and practical ideas for integrating gender and culture into parenting. Examines interventions and activities, and suggests discussion topics that provide children with the skills to become critical consumers and thinkers.
Published: 2002
Two moms better than one?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39679
Discusses lesbian parenting, artificial insemination, finding the right donor, and the difficulties of defining roles. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The mother of all baby books: an all-Canadian guide to baby's first year
Provides "the instruction manual that Mother Nature forgot to include with the new arrival-a hands-on guide to coping with the joys and challenging of caring for your new baby."
Published: 2001
The parenting book for persons with a disability
Offers practical advice and information to individuals and families as they anticipate the steps and stages in their child's life.
Published: 1999
Lesbian mothering
Looks at personal experiences in creating a lesbian family.
Published: 1999
Helping children thrive: supporting woman abuse survivors as mothers: a resource to support parenting  
http://www.lfcc.on.ca/mothers.html
Answers questions related to general parenting guidance about children of all ages and specific parenting guidance for families impacted by woman abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Helping my child: a guide to supporting children exposed to domestic violence  
http://www.bcysth.ca/resources/documents/helping_website_2.pdf
Focuses on supporting mothers and focusing on their safety so that they in turn can support their children. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Nurturing assistance: support for parents with disabilities  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39590
Describes the goals of the Nurturing Assistance program, which is a consumer-directed service providing physical assitance to parents with disabilities who have young children. (See Details)
Published: 2001
New age procreation  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article speaks to the encroaching medicalization and commercialization of the reproductive process. Explores the pro's and con's of new reproductive technologies for women. 

 


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Published: 1985
The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


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Published: 1989