Adoption

Adoption

Thinking through infertility

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

This article discusses infertility. Lists rates of infertility, reasons for infertility and explains the emotional adjustments many women go through when learning they are infertile. 

What people ask us about adopting Special Needs children

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Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia (AFABC)
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Vancouver, BC

Provides links to articles that cover topics such as the adoption of older children, drug-exposed children, and children at risk of schizophrenia. Lists FAS resources in BC.

Tips for families considering NAS or alcohol affected babies

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Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia (AFABC)
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Offers suggestions to people who are considering adopting children who have been exposed prenatally to drugs or alcohol.

What else ... unintended pregnancy

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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
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Ottawa, ON

Outlines the options available to a woman experiencing an unintended pregnancy.

Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia (AFABC)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Promotes and supports adoption.

Primary Telephone: 
604-320-7330
Email Address: 
info@bcadoption.com
Fax Number: 
604-320-7350
Street Address: 
200-7342 Winston St
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5A 2G9

Unsure about your pregnancy?: a guide to making the right decision for you

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English
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Terry Beresford
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Childbirth by Choice Trust
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Lists options available to pregnant women and poses questions about plans, values, and feelings to help in deciding which option to choose. Suggests where to get more information and help.

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"I am pregnant"

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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Explores the three options available to women who find themselves with an unplanned pregnancy: parenting, adoption and abortion.

Ann Rose's ultimate birth control links page

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Ann Rose
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Ann Rose
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1996-2003

Provides extensive links to birth control information for individuals of all ages to make informed decisions about sexual activity and potential childbearing.

Pregnant? Need help? Pregnancy options workbook

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Ferre Institute
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Ferre Institute
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Binghampton, NY

Provides exercises and guidance to help you make a strong decision if you discover you are pregnant. Provides advice for parents and for male partners.

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PREG.F47 1998

Lesbian Mothers Support Society

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Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Primary Telephone: 
403-265-6433
Email Address: 
highs@cadivision.com
Street Address: 
PO Box 61 Station M
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T2P 2G9
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