Maternal and child health

Maternal and child health

Cekate miminko? Deset otazek, na ktere se muzete zeptat

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Czech
Translated Title: 
Having a baby? Ten questions to ask (Czech)
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Online
Author: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publisher: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ponte Verda, FL

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

Are your birth classes mother-friendly?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Barbara A Hotelling
Publisher: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ponte Verda, FL

Provides a questionnaire to help childbirth educators determine if their classes empower women and their partners to make informed decision about childbirth care.

State of the world's mothers 2004: children having children

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Save the Children
Publisher: 
Save the Children
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Westport, CT

Examines the status of mothers' well-being in 119 countries, focusing on their health, education and political status.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1888393165
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian perinatal health report 2003

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English
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Paper
Online
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Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information on 27 perinatal health indicators for which national data exists, grouped as indicators of health determinants (behaviours and practices, and health services) and indicators of outcomes (maternal, fetal, and infant health).

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662355032
PREG.C36 2003

Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Works to collect and analyze data on all recognized pregnancies, regardless of their outcome - abortion, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or live birth - and on health during the first year of life.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
CPSS@hc-sc.gc.ca
Street Address: 
Maternal and Infant Health Section Health, Surveillance & Epidemiology Division, Jeanne Mance Building # 19, 10th Floor, A.L. 1910C
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0K9

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Training
Community education/development

Forms a resource centre that seeks to enhance the capacity of service providers to implement effective health promotion programs for expectant and new parents (including both mom and dad), newborns and young children.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-408-2249
Email Address: 
beststart@healthnexus.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-408-2122
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-397-9567
Street Address: 
301-180 Dundas St W
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Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1Z8
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

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Governmental Body
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English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Policy development

Provides national leadership to the maternal and child health community in three key areas--program development, education, and state-of-the-art knowledge--to improve the health and well-being of the nation's children and families.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202- 784-9770
Email Address: 
mchlibrary@ncemch.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202- 784-9777
Street Address: 
Georgetown University Box 571272
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20057-1272

State of the world's mothers 2003: protecting women and children in war and conflict

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Save the Children
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Westport, CT

Examines conditions for mothers and children in all countries of the world. Analyzes 40 of today’s brutal conflicts and tells where the safety and security of mothers and children are most at risk. Grades the conflict zones in terms of how well women’s and children’s protection needs are being addressed and shows where the unmet needs are greatest.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1888393157

Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Promotion Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Provides a forum to promote and facilitate the exchange of information related to maternal, newborn and child health. Allows professionals who promote maternal, newborn and child health from across diverse sectors and geographical regions to share and receive up-to-date information, guidance and strategies that will enable them to advance the work that they do.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
beststart@healthnexus.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-397-9567
Street Address: 
Best Start Resource Centre 180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1900
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1Z8
Internal Notes : 
url (http://www.beststart.org/ntwrk.html) does not appear valid, changed to current link

Canadian perinatal surveillance system: progress report 1997-1998

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada. Reproductive Health Division
Publisher: 
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the work completed over 1997-1998 by COSS project staff.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 066228089X
PREG.C36 1999
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