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Fetal ultrasound for keepsake videos  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/med/ultrasound-echographie_e.html
Provides background information on Health Canada's recommendation that parents not expose their unborn babies to fetal ultrasound for the purpose of making 'keepsake' videos. (See Details)
Published: 2003
How can ultrasound help?  
http://www.ahsc.health.nb.ca/prenatalscreening/basicinfoques7.htm
Explains the importance of ultrasound in establishing gestational age in the context of prenatal screening for conditions such as spina bifida. (See Details)
Unnatural selection: Choosing boys over girls, and the consequences of a world full of men  
http://www.powells.com/biblio/62-9781586488505-0?&PID=31605#product_details

Exposes the causes of Asia's massive gender imbalance and its consequences across the globe that the world is missing 160 million women, equal to the entire female population of the US. Examines the issue of sex-selection and selective abortion that favours males, and argues that this is not a dying but a growing practice in the world, aided now by widely available and relatively cheap ultrasound tests.

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Published: 2011
A primer of reproductive technology   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article provides a list of defines words and concepts on the topic of reproductive technologies.     

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Published: 1985
Ultrasound: the first wave  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article shares the story of ultra sound technology and how it became a routine part of prenatal care. Provides information about what exactly ultra sound is and who benefits from this marketed technology. Explores social, ethical and legal issues. 


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Published: 1985
Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


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Published: 1989
More than sexist ...  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_1_Spring.pdf

This article discusses the use of sex selection and other reproductive technologies. Centres issues of race and class. 

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Published: 1991