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Mothers caring for children with cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Explores the specific caring tasks that mothers of children with cancer perform and captured the women's perceptions of the health impact of those tasks.

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Published: 2002
Supporting breastfeeding in child care

Argues that quality child care includes supporting the success and continuation of breastfeeding. Explores the health benefits of breastfeeding. Discusses how to determine whether your setting is breastfeeding-friendly and how to create breastfeeding-friendly child care.

Published: 2001
Interviewing Inuit elders: childrearing practices

Addresses traditional childrearing practices as experienced by two elders from the South Baffin Island region: Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie.

Published: 2000
Relocation of custodial parents: final report  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662634455/index_e.html

Examines the current Canadian legislative and judicial approach to the relocation of custodial parents, and provides an international context.

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Published: 1998
Women's support, women's work: child care in an era of deficit reduction, devolution, downsizing and deregulation  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662634705/index_e.html

Examines the impact of the CHST on the availability and affordability of child care services. Presents recommendations for policies and practices within the CHST context.

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Published: 1998
Evaluation report of the Sheway project for high-risk pregnant and parenting women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/sheway.pdf

Evaluates this outreach program that provides holistic services to pregnant women who are substance users, and support to mothers until their children are 18 months of age.

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Published: 2000
Apprehensions: barriers to treatment for substance-using mothers  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/apprehensions.pdf

Examines barriers and supports encountered by women entering care at addictions services in Prince George and Vancouver.

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Published: 2001
On abuse, shared parenting, & the system  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/questions___answers.html
Discusses sole and joint custody, mandatory joint custody and parenting plans, the pros and cons of mediation for abused women, public awareness, and social policy issues concerning custody and access for abused women and their children. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Our child care workforce: from recognition to remuneration: executive summary
Examines the challenges facing caregivers and the impact of these issues on child care in Canada. The child care sector is a richly diverse social sector that is vital to our society, but plagued by a lack of coherent public policy and chronic underfunding. The study proposes recommendations to deal with the complex human resource issues in this sector.
Published: 2001
Surviving the system: custody and access struggles  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/surviving_the_system.html
Provides tips for women who are leaving abusive relationships regarding the custody of their children. Encourages the development of a practical plan to provide for the emotional and physical needs of their children. (See Details)
Published: 2001