Pregnancy

Pregnancy

The right to grieve: two women talk about their abortions

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Naomi
Heather
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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. 

Mothers: the first environment

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Katsi Cook
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Vol 13, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the reproductive health effects of industry resulting in toxic contaminants in the air, water, soil and food chain. Shows how communities can respond with the example of the resistance of Mowhawk women and The Akwesasne Mother's Milk Project.

 


 



BirthTales

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article showcases a sample of the artwork featured in a Toronto exhibit entitled "BirthTales." Explores a new way of exposing medical students to information on the emotional effects of giving birth, as well as provide the public with a place to celebrate, marvel, or seek comfort in the wonder of birthing. 

 


Birth centres give women another option

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Sampson
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Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the birth centre as another option for families. Shares birth stories. Discusses the benefits of midwifery care and birth centre's for some families. 

Our stillbirth

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

This article is the story of a family's experience with stillbirth. Describes their loss, grief and acceptance. A list of some things you can do when a newborn passes that may help to move through the loss. 

Being pregnant

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Daphne Morrison
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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. 

 

Rural feminism

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Hundertmark
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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.

After birth blues

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Harriet Rosenberg
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vol 2, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a conversation with Joan Robertson, a staff person at Post Partum Counselling (PPC) in Vancouver; Differentiates Baby Blues from Post Partum Depression; Discusses women and anger; Women and depression; Child abuse; Changes in relationships postpartum.


 

 

Insurance you can’t collect

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Victor Schwartzman
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Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses women’s experiences of accessing Unemployment Insurance and iIlness Benefits; shares the story of Stella Bliss, a Vancouver office worker who was fired for being pregnant in 1977, discusses how higher unemployment often translates to tighter regulations, gives advices to women in the paid labour force.

 

Taking on goliath: an inside look at health planning

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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 1, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an interview with Doreen Hamilton, a public health nurse who was the Maternal and Child Health Consultant with the Toronto Public Health Department and sat as a member of the Joint Committee on High-Risk Pregnancy; The committee produced a report calling for the establishment of a regionalized perinatal network in Toronto along the lines of a programme that was operating in Cleveland, Ohio at the time. In this interview, she shares her critical experience of the health planning process.

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