Search Resources (English): Maternity care costs

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Moving in the right direction? Regionalizing maternal health services in British Columbia

Summarizes findings of a study that provides a snapshot of how maternity clients are affected by many of the policy changes that are taking place at provincial and local levels.

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Published: 2000
Moving in the right direction? Regionalizing maternity care services in British Columbia, Canada

Explores the impact of regionalization of maternity care services outside large metropolitan areas. Identifies common themes and viewpoints.

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Published: 2001
Solving the maternity care crisis: making way for midwifery's contribution

Argues that midwives are ideally positioned to meet demands for maternity care. Provides policy recommendations to improve midwifery's contribution.

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Published: 2003
Childbirth practices, medical intervention & women's autonomy: safer childbirth or bigger profits?
Examines the factors that influence childbirth and breastfeeding practices, such as new technologies, changing labour markets, medical and corporate profits and the politics of choice. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Giving birth in Canada: the costs
Explores the costs associated with delivering maternity and infant care in Canada, including provincial, national and international comparisons. (See Details)
Published: 2006
It is time for a national birthing strategy
Discusses how Canada’s obstetrics and gynecology society is proposing a national birthing strategy to help address a shortage of maternity healthcare professionals – and a looming maternity care crisis. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007