Motherhood

Motherhood

Nurturing mothers

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

This article discusses the culture of childbearing. Explores how medicalization has becomes the ritual of birth in North America. Explores how women are reclaiming their bodies in birth. 

 

Being pregnant

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Daphne Morrison
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is one of 15 interviews which make up Being Pregnant: Conversations with Women, a new book by Daphne Morrison. This article is a conversation with Sharon, a mother who lives with rheumatoid arthritis, about her pregnancy, birth and beyond. 

 

Don’t blame mother

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

This article is an edited version of a speech given by Susan Penfold at the University of Toronto's Rosenstadt Lectureship in community medicine on December 5 1985. Presents historical data around the origins of mother blaming.  

Rural feminism

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

This article shows how rural women in southern Ontario are fighting for their health. The impact of support and education on women's health.

Through the medical maze

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
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Vol 5, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines one woman's experience with breast cancer. 

Enlightening parenthood

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ida Flint Dancyger
Sharon Zigelstein
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Vol 1, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines and critically examines old notions of child-raising and discuses perils and pitfalls of different parenting courses offered; highlighting the wisdom that unfolds with mentorship gained from group experiences, questions the “expert” tradition, discusses alternatives to parenting courses; self help model, child-parent centres, create long terms support networks.


 

 

Challenging discourse in health policy research: the case of "lone mothers'

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen Bridget Murray
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
June 2008
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Using discourses on “lone mothers” as a case study, this research paper explores some of the dilemmas of conducting health policy research focused on particular social groups. The paper highlights the importance of health research that takes a reflexive stance towards the role of researchers in creating and augmenting negative and stigmatizing social classifications.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780981045900

From tiny tot to toddler: a practical guide to baby care

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English
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Online
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Institut national de la santé publique du Québec
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses the first days after birth, the characteristics of the newborn, communicating with your baby, caring for baby, sleep, your child's development, fatherhood, motherhood, family life, feeding your baby, your baby's health, and useful resources for parents.

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Misconceptions: truth, lies, and the unexpected on the journey to motherhood

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Naomi Wolf
Publisher: 
Doubleday
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the hidden costs and vested interests surrounding pregnancy and birth. Illustrates the conflicting feelings of inadequacy, fragility, and anger that so many women experience along with their sense of anticipation and joy.

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ISBN 0385493029
MOTH.W65 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.
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