Search Resources (English): Birthing interventions

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Causing panic: anxiety surrounding obstetrical care  
http://www.amwa-doc.org/index.cfm?objectid=37B36C5C-D567-0B25-5B672877063FD14A

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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Published: 2004
Appropriate intervention in childbirth

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

Published: 1999
The prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal disease  
http://www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/149E-CPG-September2004.pdf

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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Published: 2004
Giving birth in Canada: a regional profile  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_306_E&cw_topic=306&cw_rel=AR_1106_E
Profiles selected health service indicators and information describing maternal and infant care at the regional, provincial, territorial and national levels. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Randomised controlled trial of labouring in water compared with standard of augmentation for management of dystocia in first sta  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7435/314?etoc
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. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Outcome of subsequent pregnancy three years after previous operative delivery in the second stage of labour: cohort study  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7435/311?etoc
Evaluates the reproductive outcome and the mode of delivery in subsequent pregnancies after instrumental vaginal delivery or caesarean section at full dilatation. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Is there sex after childbirth?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_1_Winter.pdf

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. 

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Published: 1987
Vaginal birth after cesarean  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

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. 

 


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Published: 1992
Giving birth the “white man’s way”  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

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. 

 


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Published: 1992