Maternal and child health

Maternal and child health

Collaboration and partnerships for healthy women and infants

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International Confederation of Midwives
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International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding collaboration and partnership building for continuity of care for childbearing women.

Debt cancellation and other economic policies that affect health and especially safe motherhood

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International Confederation of Midwives
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International Confederation of Midwives
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2002
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The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding international debt and its impact on health and safe motherhood.

The world health report 2005: make every mother and child count

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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2005
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Geneva, Switzerland

States that reducing maternal and child death tolls depends largely on every mother and every child having the right to access to health care from pregnancy through childbirth, the neonatal period and childhood.

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ISBN 9241562900

Make every mother and child count: report on maternal and child health in Canada

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English
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Catherine McCourt
Dana Paquette
Louise Pelletier
Francesca Reyes
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Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information about maternal and child health in Canada in the context of the global situation and the issues of concerns to the World Health Organization.

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ISBN 0662688945
WOMH.D66 2005

Contemporary trends in infant feeding research

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Penny Van Esterik
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Annual Review of Anthropology
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2002
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Palo Alto, CA

Examines current research in the subfields of anthropology and related disciplines on the biocultural process of breastfeeding and broader questions of infant and young-child feeding.

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ISSN 00846570
PREG.V36 2002

Perinatal care in Canada

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Beverley Chalmers
Shi Wu Wen
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
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London, UK

Looks at the surveillance of Canadian perinatal care, including abortion, teen pregnancy, pregnancy in older women and multiple births. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

The mother-friendly childbirth initiative

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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
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1996
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Ponte Verda, FL

Defines Mother-Friendly care, an evidence-based mother-, baby-, and family-friendly model or care that focuses on prevention and wellness as the alternatives to high-cost screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs. PDF required to read.

Inciativa Porodni sluzby matce pratelske: "Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative"

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Czech
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The mother-friendly childbirth initiative (Czech)
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Online
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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ponte Verda, FL

Defines, in Czech, Mother-Friendly care, an evidence-based model of care that focuses on prevention and wellness as the alternatives to high-cost screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs.

Having a baby? Ten questions to ask

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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
2000
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Ponte Verda, FL

Presents ten questions for prospective mothers to ask of their chosen birth center, hospital, or home birth service, in order to determine whether the people assisting her in her birth support the philosophy of Mother-Friendly care. PDF required to read.

Having a baby? Ten questions to ask (Spanish)

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
¿Vas a tener un bebé? Diez preguntas que debes hacer
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Online
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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ponte Verda, FL

Presents ten questions, in Spanish, for prospective mothers to ask of their chosen birth center in order to determine Mother-Friendly care.

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