Maternity care costs

Maternity care costs

It is time for a national birthing strategy

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Mike Haymes
Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how Canada’s obstetrics and gynecology society is proposing a national birthing strategy to help address a shortage of maternity healthcare professionals – and a looming maternity care crisis.

Giving birth in Canada: the costs

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sharon Gushue
Thi Ho
Luciano Ieraci
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the costs associated with delivering maternity and infant care in Canada, including provincial, national and international comparisons.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553928156 (PDF)

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.

Solving the maternity care crisis: making way for midwifery's contribution

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jude Kornelsen
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Argues that midwives are ideally positioned to meet demands for maternity care. Provides policy recommendations to improve midwifery's contribution.

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BCCEWH MIDW.K67 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Moving in the right direction? Regionalizing maternal health services in British Columbia

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Paper
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Cecilia Benoit
Dena Carroll
Pat Kaufert
Beverly MacLean-Alley
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes findings of a study that provides a snapshot of how maternity clients are affected by many of the policy changes that are taking place at provincial and local levels.

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ISSN 14963612

Moving in the right direction? Regionalizing maternity care services in British Columbia, Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Cecilia Benoit
Dena Carroll
Pat Kaufert
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores the impact of regionalization of maternity care services outside large metropolitan areas. Identifies common themes and viewpoints.

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NNEWH HEAS.B46 2001
Working Paper Series No. 13
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Includes bibliographical references.
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