Pregnancy complications

Pregnancy complications

Our stillbirth

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Irene Mock
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the story of a family's experience with stillbirth. Describes their loss, grief and acceptance. A list of some things you can do when a newborn passes that may help to move through the loss. 

Couples and smoking: what you need to know when you are pregnant

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
J. L. Bottorff
J. Carey
N. Poole
L. Greaves
C. Urquhart
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia Okanagan, and NEXUS, University of British Columbia Vancouver
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A self-help booklet for pregnant women who smoke. Shows how routines, habits, and ways of interacting in relationships influence smoking. Understanding how smoking is influenced by others and everyday routines, is an important first step in changing smoking behaviours.

 

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-1-894356-61-9

Sex, Gender and Influenza

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English
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Paper
Online
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World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

The World Health Organization (WHO) has addressed infectious diseases around the globe, with consideration of the impact of sex and gender on chronic infectious diseases, including HIV and tuberculosis.  Sex and gender have an impact on people’s vulnerability to influenza, as well as the course and outcome of infection and vaccination. The impact of sex and gender on the outcome of infection is influenced by a number of global, social and biological factors.

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Order Information: 
Contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9789241500111

Beyond the numbers: reviewing maternal deaths and complications to make pregnancy safer

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Presents strategies and approaches to review not only the levels of maternal mortality, but also to examine why it happens and what can be done to prevent them from happening.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9241591838
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Includes bibliographical references.

Prevention of early-onset Group B (GBS) infection in the newborn: systematic review and recommendations

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Provides a systematic review and recommendations on the prevention of early-onset Group B streptococcal (GBS) infection in the newborn.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Preterm birth

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines current rates and temporal trends of preterm birth in Canada. Presents some international comparisons. Highlights current understanding of the etiology of preterm birth and the limitations of preterm birth data.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PREG.H42 1999
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Birth rights: new approaches to safe motherhood

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Judy Mirsky
Publisher: 
Panos London
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Outlines the causes of high maternal mortality rates in areas of the world and suggests political and socioeconomic causes.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1870670566
PREG.B57 2001
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring/Summer 2002: At least 525,000 women still die every year from complications relating to pregnancy, and most of these are in the developing world. This report outlines the reasons why women are suffering, and puts them firmly on the human rights agenda. It shows that effective strategies do exist to secure women’s well-being, often within existing resources. It also stresses the importance of informed public, professional and political voices in creating that change.</p>

Sick of morning sickness?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Motherisk
Publisher: 
Motherisk
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes the services of the Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Helpline, a service which offers care advice to those suffering from NVP. Also provides additional information on NVP.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: state of the art 2000

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Gideon Koren
Raafat Bishai
Publisher: 
Motherisk
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on various topics including psychosocial aspects of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), the etiology of morning sickness, NVP and pregnancy outcome, managing NVP, and an international consensus on pharmacological treatments.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968659802
PREG.K67 2000
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pregnancy Distress Family Support Services

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All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Counseling

"Pregnancy & Family Support Services is an inner-city agency dedicated to offering services that support pregnant women, foster family life, empower individuals and grow community".

Primary Telephone: 
204-772-9091
Fax Number: 
(204) 774-2161
Street Address: 
555 spence st
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 2R9
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