20 record(s) found with the tag "pregnancy" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Pregnancy stories across the generations
Principal Investigator: Dawson, Leslie C
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to: - Illuminate local factors impacting pregnancy and maternal health that may then be later addressed through community based participatory research; - Promote biocultural approaches to Aboriginal maternal health and wellbeing that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and traditional knowledge; and - Elucidate factors impacting pregnancy and maternal ...


RHD Alleles in Prenatal Patients from Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hannon, Judith L
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2011 2006
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to confirm that the RhD phenotype is appropriately assigned in a population of prenatal patients that has not been studied for the presence of variant RhD gene alleles that would require them to be assigned an Rh-negative status and treated with Rh immune globulin. Samples will be selected for analysis among prenatal samples from the Northwest Territo...


Outcomes of primary maternity care in Fort Smith, NWT
Principal Investigator: Janssen, Patricia A
Licenced Year(s): 2017 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 project 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 wo...


Brightening Our Home Fire: Women and Wellness Project Program Report
Principal Investigator: Badry, Dorothy E
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: This project is a starting place with hopes of developing a proposal for a multi-year, multi-site study to develop and evaluate a culturally-based, trauma-informed, Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevention model, using a research process that is participatory, community-based, and decolonizing. The researchers wish to ensure that this FASD prevention model involves and addr...


Determining the attitudes of women and maternity care providers toward birth: conflict, confusion, and concordance
Principal Investigator: Klein, Michael C
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: , which was submitted in August 2006. The application has been distributed for consultation, concerns have been addressed, and the application was approved by the community organizations and received ethics approval. The licence was not issued at the time. The study will only be conducted now in 2008. The objective of this study is to determine the attitudes and beliefs of urban and rural mater...


Monitoring Temporal Trends of Human Environmental Contaminants in the NWT and Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Beveridge, Christopher
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: The overall goal of this program is to establish a time trend of specific environmental contaminants in human blood and hair. A baseline study was completed in the Inuvik region in 1999–2000. A follow-up assessment to this baseline study will be undertaken this year to observe human exposure to specific contaminants across a representative cross-section of moderately and highly exposed regions (In...


The educational needs of women and families after a miscarriage and the educational needs of nurses caring for these women and families: A needs assessment.
Principal Investigator: Durnford, Kerry Lynn
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This research aims to assess the need for educational material geared at women and families who have experienced early trimester miscarriage. Women who have undergone early pregnancy loss and/or their families, and nurse practitioners involved in maternity care will be approached for information in conducting this needs assessment. Recruitment of interview participants will be done through adve...


The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...


Inuvik Regional Human Contaminants Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: MacNeil, Chuck
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999 1998
Summary: The Inuvik Regional Human Contaminants Monitoring Program has finished sampling maternal scalp hair for methyl mercury analysis, and checking maternal and umbilical cord blood for certain organochlorines and metals. The communications phase is now beginning. As of March 2000 participants will have the option to review their medical health records and obtain their personal results. The compiled res...


Baseline Data Study for the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
Principal Investigator: De Roose, Elsie C.
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: Information will be gathered by conducting postnatal interviews with women in communities without a Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) or or similar prenatal nutrition program. Interviews will be done by a trained interviewer, hired from the community under contract with Health Canada. The interviewer hired will have a health background where possible. The interviews will be done face to fa...


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