Parenting

Parenting

Breaking with tradition

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article focuses on how lesbians who are choosing to co-parent in couples are defining and living out their parenting. Shares stories of lesbian couples experiences of pregnancy, birth and parenting. How research can be useful. 


Mother bears on the rampage : mothers of chronically-ill children confront the health care system

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Gans
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Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the needs of mothers who have chronically ill children. Shares what these women have to do in order to get quality health care for their family. 

 

  

A different parent

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Blackford
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Vol 11, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores disabilty and parenting. Introduces the educational video "Talking it Out in the Family," a project  to help improve communication in families by sharing the experiences of parents with disabilities and their families.  


The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debbie Field
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


New age procreation

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rona Achilles
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the encroaching medicalization and commercialization of the reproductive process. Explores the pro's and con's of new reproductive technologies for women. 

 


Enlightening parenthood

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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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.


 

 

Parenting: rights and responsibilities of young parents

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English
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Online
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Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides information to help youth and young parents to understand their rights and responsibilities when facing pregnancy and parenthood. May take a little while to load.

Helping my child: a guide to supporting children exposed to domestic violence

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English
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Author: 
Sue Penfold
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British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Mental Health Programs
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on supporting mothers and focusing on their safety so that they in turn can support their children.

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ISBN 0973738901
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Includes bibliographical references.

Helping children thrive: supporting woman abuse survivors as mothers: a resource to support parenting

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English
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Linda Baker
Alison Cunningham
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Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Answers questions related to general parenting guidance about children of all ages and specific parenting guidance for families impacted by woman abuse.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 189595326X

The parenting book for persons with a disability

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto
Publisher: 
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers practical advice and information to individuals and families as they anticipate the steps and stages in their child's life.

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ISBN 1895676320
PARE.S76 1999
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2000: Written from the perspective of the Independent Living philosophy, this resource celebrates parenting as a viable and rewarding option for persons with a disability. It aims to provide practical advice and information to men and women with disabilities as they contemplate health promotion choices associated with pregnancy, prenatal, post-natal and parenting issues. The book is also a great source of information for health care professionals and other service providers.
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