Infant mortality

Infant mortality

Vaginal birth after cesarean

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Megan Williams
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article looks at the controversy surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Explains why cesarean births are so pervasive today, despite the risks. Dispels myths about vaginal birth after cesarean birth. Lists related terms and definitions. 

 


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

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English
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Online
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
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

Perinatal outcome of singletons and twins after assisted conception: a systematic review of controlled studies

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English
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Online
Author: 
Frans M. Helmerhorst
Denise A.M. Perquin
Dinae Donker
Marc J.N.C. Keirse
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Compares the perinatal outcome of singleton and twin pregnancies between natural and assisted conceptions.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.

Infant mortality

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English
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Paper
Online
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Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
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Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, Reproductive Section, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance Systen
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines temporal trends in, and the current state of, Canadian infant mortality. It explores differences within various Canadian subpopulations and compares Canadian rates to those of other countries belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Unless referenced otherwise, infant mortality statistics are taken from the publication "Mortality - Summary List of Causes, 1995".

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PREG.I54 1998
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