Childbirth services

Childbirth services

Profiles: midwifery coalition of Nova Scotia

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sharon Rose
Jan Taylor
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights initiatives by the Midwifery Coalition of Nova Scotia to legalize Midwifery. Discusses a proposed pilot project to compare the success rate and cost of hospital based midwife supervised births to medically controlled deliveries. 

 


Midwifery: from recognition to regulation - the perils of government intervention

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Mary Neilans
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses new midwifery legislation and the side effects of government recognition. Illustrates the unique and valuable role of a midwife. 

 


State of world’s midwifery 2011: delivering health, saving lives

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English
Translated Title: 
L'Etat de la pratique de sage-femme dans le monde 2011 : naissances réussies, vies sauvées
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Online
Author: 
Jim Campbell
Vincent Fauveau
Petra ten Hoope-Bender
Zoë Matthews
Joanne McManus
Publisher: 
United Nations Populations Fund
Publication Date: 
2011

Presents a body of knowledge to inform and accelerate the availability of quality midwifery services for women and newborns throughout the world. Aims to make a valuable contribution both to strengthening the midwifery workforce around the world and to the critical planning that is needed to achieve the health Millennium Development Goals. Focused on 58 countries with high rates of maternal, foetal and newborn mortality.

This report resulted from the collaborative efforts of 30 agencies and organizations and hundreds of individuals working at national, subnational, regional and global levels. It is a response to the ‘Global Call to Action’ issued at the Symposium on Strengthening Midwifery at Women Deliver in Washington, DC in June 2010.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Childbirth practices, medical intervention & women's autonomy: safer childbirth or bigger profits?

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maureen Baker
Publisher: 
Women's Health & Urban Life
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the factors that influence childbirth and breastfeeding practices, such as new technologies, changing labour markets, medical
and corporate profits and the politics of choice.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Por um parto respeitoso!

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

Defines, in Portuguese, 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.

Appropriate maternity services for normal pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period

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English
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Online
Author: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Provides the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding the provision of midwifery care to women before, during, and after pregnancy and childbirth.

Women with disabilities & parenting

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English
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Online
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Discusses issues that women who have disabilities and are or want to be parents have including: societal attitudes, pregnancy counseling, pregnancy and birth support services, pregnancy and birth information, and difficulty accessing transportation.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Giving birth in Canada: providers of maternity and infant care

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines trends in birthing and maternity care, as well as the changing scope of practice for maternal and infant care providers.

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ISBN 1553923952 (Paper)
ISBN 1553923960 (PDF)
PREG.G58 2004

The mother-friendly childbirth initiative

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English
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Online
Author: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publisher: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
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
Translated Title: 
The mother-friendly childbirth initiative (Czech)
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Online
Author: 
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
Publisher: 
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.

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