Pregnancy outcomes

Pregnancy outcomes

Anti-depressants in pregnancy: is there evidence of benefit? (Webinar)

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Recorded October 29, 2009

Online presentation by and discussion with Dr. Barbara Mintzes on what she and colleagues found in a systematic evaluation of all available studies comparing women with depression who did or did not take antidepressants during pregnancy. Their goal was to find an answer to the controversial and urgent clinical question: do pregnant women benefit from taking antidepressants?

 

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Available online.

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)
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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

The impact of overweight and obesity on maternal and newborn health: a critical review of the literature

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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En Ligne
Author: 
Kathy Petite
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

A literature review that examines the health implications of obesity and overweight in pregnancy, starting with the physical health of women and children and moving on to a consideration of some of the social determinants of health. The review closes with a synthesis of findings and recommendations for further research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Effect of neighbourhood income and maternal education on birth outcomes: a population-based study

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Zhong-Cheng Luo
Russell Wilkins
Michael S Kramer
Publisher: 
CMAJ
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Studies the extent to which associations between adverse birth outcomes and socio-economic status can be identified using individual-level measures (maternal level of education) and community-level measures (neighbourhood income).

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ISSN 08203946 (print)
ISSN 14882329 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Association of low intake of milk and vitamin D during pregnancy with decreased birth weight

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English
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Online
Author: 
Cynthia A Mannion
Katherine Gray-Donald
Kristine G Koski
Publisher: 
CMAJ
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that milk and vitamin D intakes during pregnancy are each associated with infant birth weight, independently of other risk factors.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 08203946 (Print)
ISSN 14882329 (Online)

Women and epilepsy: the developing baby

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Epilepsy Toronto
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses concerns regarding pregnancy and fetal development and epileptic women.

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Paroxetine (Paxil) and congenital malformations

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English
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Online
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Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Warns that paroxetine (Paxil) may increase the risk of major congenital malformations.

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Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kenneth C. Johnson
Betty-Anne Daviss
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Evaluates the safety of home births in North America involving direct entry midwives, in jurisdictions where the practice is not well integrated into the healthcare system.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.

Positively pregnant: prevention of mother-to-child-transmission in the age of HAART

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sabine Huss
Publisher: 
Living +
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at treatment and support for HIV-positive pregnant women and prevention of vertical transmission.

A prospective cohort study of pregnancy risk factors and birth outcomes in Aboriginal women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Wanda M. Wenman
Michel R. Joffres
Ivanna V. Tataryn
The Edmonton Perinatal Infections Group
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Compares prenatal risk factors and birth outcomes of First Nations and Métis women with those of other participants in a prospective study.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 08203946 (print)
ISSN 14882329 (online)
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