Fertility

Fertility

Cigarettes, a feminist issue

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
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Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates why tobacco is a feminist concern. Discusses the politics of tobacco, cigarettes as symbols. Illustrates the importance of breaking the silence around the dangers of tobacco use. Offers a list of organizations which stress prevention and provide support and information for smokers trying to quit. 


Controlling conception naturally

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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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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Film
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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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Unraveling the fertility industry: challenges and strategies for movement building

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Shree Mulay
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Vol.12 No.2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The author pulls out the main points and outcomes of a three-day international consultation on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs).  The consultation brought together 90 participants from over 10 countries to discuss issues and concerns around the proliferation, and normalization  of the industry of ARTs.

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ISSN 14800039

Eating disorders, fertility and pregnancy

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English
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Online
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Donna Stewart
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the effects of eating disorders on fertility and pregnancy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Thyroid disease, pregnancy and fertility

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English
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Thyroid Foundation of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Kingston, ON

Discusses thyroid disease as it relates to female and male infertility, pregnancy, menstruation, and fibrocystic disease of the breast.

Women can fight an almost secret syndrome

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English
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Jane E. Brody
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Infertility Awareness Association of Canada
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Describes polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, a body-wide metabolic disorder characterized by abnormal hormone levels that can result in infertility, obesity, acne, excessive facial and body hair, diabetes, heart disease and uterine cancer. Concludes by discussing diagnosis and potential treatments for PCOS, particularly stressing support groups.

Fertility issues associated with DES-exposure

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English
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Author: 
Dawn Kiddell
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DES Action Canada
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Reviews existing medical literature on the fertility problems associated with DES-exposure.

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DES.K53 1993

Misconceptions: the social construction of choice and the new reproductive and genetic technologies, volume 1

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English
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Gwynne Basen (ed.)
Margrit Eichler (ed.)
Abby Lippman (ed.)
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Voyageur Publishing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Hull, QC

Discusses "correcting" infertility, "curing" disease or "improving" women's health; while explaining how women from diverse activist and academic backgrounds challenge these claims.

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ISBN 0921842252
NRGT.M57 1993
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Includes bibliographical references.

Misconceptions: the social construction of choice and the new reproductive and genetic technologies, volume 2

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Gwynne Basen (ed.)
Margrit Eichler (ed.)
Abby Lippman (ed.)
Publisher: 
Voyageur Publishing
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Hull, QC

Analyses the experimental nature and the eugenic implications of the new reproductive and genetic technologies, reveals the scientific/industrial interests advancing their use and exposes their real nature and profound social consequences.

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ISBN 0921842376
NRGT.M57 1993
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Includes bibliographical references.
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