Health education

Health education

A different parent

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Blackford
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.  


How to beat back pain during pregnancy

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Judylaine Fine
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers practical advice to overcome common pregnancy-related complaint. Illustrates the importance of understanding the basic changes that happen to the body during pregnancy. Offers a list of exercises designed for pregnancy. 


Mitral valve prolapse - a benign syndrome?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Sharon Anderson
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights a personal account illustrating medicine's failure to treat seriously a heart condition experienced by 20% of women. Describes Mitral Valve Prolapse; association between MVP and endocarditis. 


Standards for sexuality education in Europe: a framework for policy makers, educational and health authorities and specialists

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Cologne, Germany

Provides step-by-step instructions and a detailed matrix to support health and education professionals in their efforts to guarantee children accurate and sensitively presented information about sexuality. Guidelines developed by a group of 20 experts from 9 European countries.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-3-937707-82-2
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Includes bibliographical references. Also available in Russian and Finnish. See the BZgA website to download those versions.

Centre de santé des femmes de Montréal

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Residence
Support group/peer support

Encourages women to take charge of their  health care individually as well as collectively. Involved in developing alternative practices and works mainly in gynecological health. Offers an information health line, abortion services, and workshops on gynecological health.

Although services are offered in French and English , this website is in French only.

Primary Telephone: 
514-270-6110
Secondary Telephone: 
1-514-270-6114
Email Address: 
info@csfmontreal.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
514-270-6115
Street Address: 
3401 av de Lorimier
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Quebec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2K 3X5

Pregnancy and mental health: a review of popular pregnancy information sources

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Emilia Ordolis
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
March 2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the information available to the Canadian public through popular pregnancy information sources to assess gaps in information available and determine the extent, if any, of the difference between public information and medical literature on this topic.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

It's your health: food safety for pregnant women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
May 2010
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

A Health Canada fact sheet with information for pregnant women on food safety.  During pregnancy, your immune system changes. As a result, your risk of developing a  foodborne illness increases, and even a mild case of food poisoning can lead to serious health effects for you and your unborn baby.  If you are pregnant, you should take extra care when handling, storing, preparing and shopping for food. In addition, consumption of certain high-risk foods should be avoided.

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Order Information: 
Contact their office for a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9781100153247

Maternity care in the bush: using the Internet to provide educational resources to isolated practitioners

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English
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Online
Author: 
Sue Kildea
Kesley Barclay
Pat Brodie
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Australia

Discusses the establishment and evaluation of an internet-based resource library targeting the needs of remote area maternity service providers.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14456354 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal women share their stories in an outreach diabetes education program

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Mary Pat Dressler
Publisher: 
Community-University Institute for Social Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Studies the impact that participants of a monthly outreach diabetes education program for Aboriginal women has had on their health and well-being.

Populations at higher risk: when mainstream approaches don't work: a Best Start Resource Centre "how to" guide

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Paula Stanghetta
Publisher: 
Best Start Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents information about how to reach, engage and meet the needs of sub-populations at higher risk, in the context of preconception, prenatal and child health.

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