Birth control

Birth control

The right to grieve: two women talk about their abortions

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

This article includes a conversation between two women about their abortion experiences. Addresses depression and grief. 

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. 

The birth control gap

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Dianne Kinnon
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores why women and men so often fail to use birth control. Discusses available research and safety standards. Identifies internal oppressions that effect our decisions. 

The emotional turmoil of infertility

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marlie Manning
Edition: 
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. 

The case against depo provera

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janis Sarra
Edition: 
vol 3, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses depo provera. Highlights the controversy of discriminatory and unsafe research methods, discusses the drug industry, potential health effects on women, racist practices. 

In great demand : the revival of the cervical cap

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rosemary Knes
Edition: 
vol 3, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains the cervical cap, its benefits and challenges and explores why it is regaining popularity. 

Contraception methods for HIV-positive women and women at risk for HIV

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English
Translated Title: 
Méthodes de contraception à l’intention des femmes séropositives pour le VIH et des femmes à risque pour le VIH
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Online
Author: 
National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases
Publisher: 
National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A factsheet on contraception and HIV positive women stating that women should be offered a wide range of contraceptive methods in order to make informed choices regarding reproduction. Twenty-five percent of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (WHA) worldwide have an unmet need for contraception.

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Available online.

Women with epilepsy

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Epilepsy Canada
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides information on daily living, managing seizures, and medications.

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The unfinished revolution in contraception: convenience, consumer access and choice

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Publisher: 
Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Examines the gap between reproductive health needs and the information, technology and services currently available to meet them. Looks at ways to make contraceptive methods more convenient and effective for women and their partners.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Listen to your body: a gynecologist answers women's most intimate questions

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Niels Lauersen
Eileen Stukane
Publisher: 
Fireside
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Using a question and answer format, this book provides a great deal of information on common gynaecological health and conditions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0684854112
WGYN.L38 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes index.
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