Birthing interventions

Birthing interventions

Giving birth the “white man’s way”

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sheila Jennings Linehan
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article identifies the colonizing of childbirth in the north and the consequences for Inuit communities. Discusses how to improve access to culturally appropriate care for the First Nations of Canada. 

 


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
Edition: 
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. 

 


Is there sex after childbirth?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Theresa Pitman
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores a variety of women's experiences of sex after childbirth. Explores reasons why sexual energy and responsiveness has an ebb and flow within a woman's lifetime, especially during the post partum period. 

Appropriate intervention in childbirth

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English
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Online
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International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Provides the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement on the use of technology during childbirth.

The prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal disease

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English
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Deborah M. Money
Simon Dobson
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SOGC Clinical Practice Guidelines
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the evidence in the literature and provides recommendations on the management of pregnant women in labour for the prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal (GBS) disease.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Causing panic: anxiety surrounding obstetrical care

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English
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Jolanda Turley
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JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Discusses the anxiety surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and how it often results from debates between practitioners, or between patients and practitioners, about "the appropriate and necessary interventions needed in labor and childbirth."

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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Giving birth in Canada: a regional profile

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English
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Profiles selected health service indicators and information describing maternal and infant care at the regional, provincial, territorial and national levels.

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ISBN 1553924657

Outcome of subsequent pregnancy three years after previous operative delivery in the second stage of labour: cohort study

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English
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Author: 
Rachna Bahl
Bryony Strachan
Deirdre J. Murphy
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Evaluates the reproductive outcome and the mode of delivery in subsequent pregnancies after instrumental vaginal delivery or caesarean section at full dilatation.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.

Randomised controlled trial of labouring in water compared with standard of augmentation for management of dystocia in first sta

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English
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Online
Author: 
Elizabeth R. Cluett
Ruth M. Pickering
Kathryn Getliffe
Nigel James St George Saunders
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Evaluates the impact of labouring in water during first stage of labour on rates of epidural analgesia and operative delivery in nulliparous women with dystocia.

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ISSN 14685833
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Includes bibliographical references.
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