Adolescent mothers

Adolescent mothers

Effects of an Aboriginal cultural enrichment program on adolescent mothers' self-perceptions

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathy Bent
Wendy Josephson
Barry Kelly
Publisher: 
First Peoples Child & Family Review
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the effects of an Aboriginal cultural enrichment initiative on the self-concept of ten pregnant or parenting adolescent women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The Young Mothers Project: prevention of otitis media through breastfeeding and second-hand smoke abatement

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Alan D. Bowd
Publisher: 
Centre of Excellence for Children & Adolescents with Special Needs
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Thunder Bay, ON

Reports on interventions that encouraged young women to choose to breastfeed as long as possible, to reduce the prevalence of chornic otitis media, and attempt to reduce their babies' exposure to second-hand smoke.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.B69 2003
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women at the margins: neglect, punishment, and resistance

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Josefina Figueira-McDonough (ed.)
Rosemary C. Sarri (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Addresses the barriers that isolate marginalized women from the mainstream, strip them from citizenship and render them expendable.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0560239727
POVR.W66 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives: summary (Inuktitut)

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Inuktitut
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Online
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Briefly explores, in Inuktitut, issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy.

Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives

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English
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Online
Author: 
Linda Archibald
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives (Inuktitut)

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Inuktitut
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Linda Archibald
Publisher: 
Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores, in Inuktitut, issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy.

Challenges and choices: keeping teenage mothers in school

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Ministère de l'Éducation, Coordination à la condition féminine
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Points out the correlation between dropping out of school, early pregnancy, and poverty. Argues that teen mothers who lack support from parents, educators, and health and social services personnel end up uneducated, poor, isolated, and dependent. Offers examples of various initiatives taken in schools.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 2550336070

YWCA Teen Mothers Program (Toronto)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides the opportunity to make new friends, discover creative parenting, talk about your interests and concerns, plan your future, have a break from your child and learn to access services in your community. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 266-1232 ext 30
Fax Number: 
(416) 266-4504
Street Address: 
3090 Kingston Road Suite 101
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1M 1P2

Young/Single Parent Support Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Works to provide services to pregnant teens, as well as to young/single parents.

Primary Telephone: 
613-749-4584
Email Address: 
info@ottawayoungparents.com
Fax Number: 
613-749-7018
Street Address: 
780, rue de l'Église
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1K 3K7
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