Maternal and Child Health

Inuit Tuttarvingat has produced the following projects and materials on maternal and child health issues:

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See www.InuitMidwifery.ca for our Inuit relevant collection on maternity/midwifery care. Join the Irnisuksiiniq – Inuit Midwifery Network e-mail listserv at InuitMidwifery@naho.ca.

Birth outcomes in the Inuit-inhabited areas of Canada, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2010

http://www.cmaj.ca/content/early/2010/01/25/cmaj.082042.full.pdf+html

Understanding and Improving Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health in Canada, Health Council of Canada, 2011

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2011/ccs-hcc/H174-23-2011-eng.pdf

Canadian Association of Midwives website – also includes the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives

http://www.canadianmidwives.org/main.cfm?l=en&p=04_200#17

Celebrating Birth: Aboriginal Midwifery in Canada, National Aboriginal Health Organization, 2008

http://www.naho.ca/documents/naho/english/midwifery/celebratingBirth/Midwiferypaper_English.pdf

Naasautit: Inuit Health Statistics – Inuit-specific statistics on health behaviours (Naasautit is very limited on this topic – there’s only smoking and breasfeeding stats)

http://www.inuitknowledge.ca/naasautit

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada website, maternal health section (nothing really loaded there yet)

http://www.pauktuutit.ca/index.php/maternal-health