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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
Alcohol and parenting: the effects of maternal heavy drinking  
http://www.sdc.gc.ca/en/cs/sp/sdc/pkrf/publications/research/1998-000140/page00.shtml
Examines the effects of alcohol abuse by mothers on the development of their children. Discusses policy implications. (See Details)
Published: 1998
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
A different parent  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article explores disabilty and parenting. Introduces the educational video "Talking it Out in the Family," a project  to help improve communication in families by sharing the experiences of parents with disabilities and their families.  


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Published: 1990