Homebirth

Homebirth

In praise of midwifery

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Christina Starr
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Vol 12, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the history of choices in childbirth. Shares one woman's home birth experience. 

Profiles: midwifery coalition of Nova Scotia

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Sharon Rose
Jan Taylor
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Vol 13, No.3
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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 update

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Betty Burcher
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vol 3, No. 1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the current state of midwifery in Canada. Seeks to make space for the discussion of the state of midwifery in order to be pro active. Reviews what is happening with midwifery in each province and discusses how to move forward. 

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

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Kenneth C. Johnson
Betty-Anne Daviss
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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.

Homebirth

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Canadian Women's Health Network
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2001-2005
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Winnipeg, MB

Provides information on homebirth and why a woman would consider giving birth at home. Gives practical tips on how to prepare for a homebirth. Stresses the benefits of giving birth at home.

Ontario homebirth

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Provides an online discussion group for Ontraio Canada residents to get together to discuss their right to a natural home birth and how to achieve it, as well as thier experiences. Areas of topic welcome for discussion are, but not limited to: home birth, unassisted birth, water birth, natural remedies during pregnancy (herbs), parenting issues such as breastfeeding, cloth diapering, non-vaccination of children, and non-circumcised baby boys, lotus birth, delayed cord cutting of umbilical cord, etc. You must be a resident of Ontario, or planning to move there in the future, as information provided here by members would be regional, and may not pertain to other areas of Canada.

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