12 record(s) found with the tag "childbirth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Outcomes of primary maternity care in Fort Smith, NWT
Principal Investigator: Janssen, Patricia
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective of this project is to analyze the birth outcomes from the Fort Smith Midwifery Program. The hypothesis of this research is that the outcomes for mothers and babies of this midwifery-based birth centre in the rural and remote town of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories (NWT) will be comparable to birth outcomes from women using the midwifery services in Nunavik, Quebec and to women resi...


Women’s Experiences of Culturally Safe Birthing with a Midwife in a Remote Northern Community
Principal Investigator: Becker, Gisela
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: Objectives of the research are to 1)describe women’s experiences of culturally safe birthing with a midwife in a remote northern community; 2)describe women’s preferences and choices in birthing in a remote northern community; 3)determine women’s common and diverse experiences and understandings of culturally safe birthing in a remote northern community; and 4)review whether women’s choices in bir...


NOT ISSUED -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effect: Following of Northern Infants at Risk
Principal Investigator: Godel, John
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study was originally planned to be carried out in 1994 as a follow-up to the Northern Infant Nutrition Study (NINS) in the Inuvik Zone. Letters were sent to all communities at this time regarding this research. Communities should have now received a letter to indicate that this study is now being conducted in 1996/97. This study will involve the assessment of elementary school children with...


Human Contaminants Trends in Arctic Canada: Maternal/Cord Blood Monitoring for Environmental Contaminants.
Principal Investigator: Seddon, Laura
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: Women are introduced to the program at community Health Centres. Those women who give voluntary consent are first given a short survey to complete. Once at Stanton Yellowknife Hospital to deliver their babies, as part of routine hospital procedure, blood samples samples are taken during delivery....


Evaluation of the Birthing Project in Rankin Inlet, NWT
Principal Investigator: Chamberlain, Marie
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will review medical charts and a data collection tool filled out for all women who gave birth in a one-year period from Rankin and Baker. 15 women from each hamlet and 10 male partners will be interviewed. Midwives will be observed at the Rankin Birthing Centre during a one-month period. The researcher will also conduct interviews with health pesonnel and key informants in Rankin In...


Rites coutumiers/Customary Rituals
Principal Investigator: Blaisel, Xavier
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will study customary rituals from Inuit. Specific work will focus on understanding historic Inuit roles and behaviors surrounding the birth of children with the co-operation of the Iqaluit Elders Society....


Traditional Childbirth Practice Research
Principal Investigator: Daviss-Putt, Betty-Anne
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher and her associate will continue to collect and document traditional Inuit childbirth practices and will distribute their findings to Inuit communities....


Documentation of Traditional Inuit Practices Related to Pregnancy and Childbirth
Principal Investigator: Putt, Betty-Anne
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: This project will conbine analysis of interview data, review of available literature and the personal accounts of the elders. The elders will be asked to verbally respond to a series of open questions aimed at gathering data to meet the objectives of the research of traditional Inuit practices related to pregnancy and childbirth....


Births, Deaths, and Still Births in the Kativik Region
Principal Investigator: May, Mary Kay
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: Ms. May, with the assistance of the Keewatin Regional Nursing Officer will search N.W.T. medical records for information on births, deaths and still births for residents of the Kativik region of Northern Quebec who may have been provided with medical service in the Keewatin during 1973-1986....


The Inuit Child Birth Study
Principal Investigator: O'Neil, John
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To carry out a study to evaluate the impact of obstetric evacuation policy on Inuit women and their families in the Keewatin....


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