Principal Investigator:Janssen, Patricia Licenced Year(s):2014
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...
Principal Investigator:Becker, Gisela Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Godel, John Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Seddon, Laura Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Chamberlain, Marie Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Blaisel, Xavier Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Daviss-Putt, Betty-Anne Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher and her associate will continue to collect and document traditional Inuit childbirth practices and will distribute their findings to Inuit communities....
Principal Investigator:Putt, Betty-Anne Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:May, Mary Kay Licenced Year(s):
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....