Infertility

Infertility

Thinking through infertility

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jane Covernton
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses infertility. Lists rates of infertility, reasons for infertility and explains the emotional adjustments many women go through when learning they are infertile. 

Who’s In control? eggs, embryos, fetal tissue

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Bonnie Lafave
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Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Bonnie Lafave discusses the implications of reproductive technology. Raises the frightening possibility of the abuse of women's bodies and the misuse of fetal tissue and embryos. Raises the question of consent. 

 


Visions for women's reproductive care

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Diana Majury
Connie Clement
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents an interview with Diana Majury and Connie Clement to discuss why they do not support a strategy asking government to appoint a royal commission on reproductive technologies. 

 


 

 

PID: the silent epidemic

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Moore
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Vol 7, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article seeks to unmask the extent and prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Lists indicators, symptoms and various causes and methods of prevention of PID. 

New age procreation

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rona Achilles
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 


Turner's syndrome: not a game of x's and o’s

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Charney
Terry Hooven
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Vol 6, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses Turner's Syndrome, aka Gonadal Dygenesis. Highlights common features, challenges for women with this syndrome and therapies that are utilized.  

The emotional turmoil of infertility

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marlie Manning
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Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the issue of infertility. Identifies reasons why infertility rates are rising. Addresses emotional aspects. Proposes stronger advocacy for people dealing with the problem of infertility. 

Controlling conception naturally

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Vicki Van Wagner
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vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the various ways to use knowledge to prevent or achieve conception; The Rhythm Method; Natural Family Planning (NFP); menstrual and ovulatory cycles discussed in detail; Cosmic Birth Control is introduced.


 

Human fertility under attack: from research to action on phthalates and endocrine disruptors

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English
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Réseau Environnement Santé
Publication Date: 
April 10, 2012
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

A video of an address by Dr. Shanna Swan to the Assemblée Nationale colloquium on endocrine disruptors, focussing on phtalates and fertility.

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What to expect when you're experiencing infertility: how to cope with the emotional crisis and survive it

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Debby Peoples
Harriette Rovner Ferguson
Publisher: 
W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information to lead the reader dealing with infertility from the crisis phase to acceptance to resolution to the epilogue.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0393041042
PREG.P36 1998
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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