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Acute care of at risk newborns education manual.

The Acute Care of at-RiskNewborns (ACoRN) program is designed for any practitioner who may be called upon to care for at-risk babies and their families, regardless of experience or training in neonatal emergencies. 

2005

Endorsed Practice Resource

Maternity & Newborn Care

Alcohol use and pregnancy consensus guidelines.

Consumption of alcoholic drinks by Canadian women is common, pleasurable for many, and problematic for some. The nature and potential severity of the problems increase when alcohol is consumed during pregnancy.

2010

Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

An approach to maternity care education for Canadian family medicine residents. Discussion Paper.

Approach to maternity care education for Canadian family medicine residents. Competence in maternity and newborn care is a prerequisite for Certification in Family Medicine in Canada. 

2006

Education Document/Report

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Medical Education

Family medicine maternity care: implications for the future.

 This paper is intended to inform The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), its members and other key stakeholders about the current state of family medicine maternity care across the country – in practice and in education / training.

2009

CFPC Policy Paper,

Education Document/Report

Maternity & Newborn Care

Fundamentals of fetal health surveillance: a self-learning manual.

Canadian Perinatal Programs Coalition or British Columbia Perinatal Health Program Fundamentals of fetal health surveillance. This is a two (2) day workshop is designed for those who would like to teach Intrapartum Fetal Health Surveillance in their facility or region.

2008

Endorsed Practice Resource

Maternity & Newborn Care

Global strategy on infant and young child feeding.

 WHO and UNICEF jointly developed the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding to revitalize world attention to the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children.

2003

Endorsed Practice Resource

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Maternity & Newborn Care

Joint policy statement on normal childbirth.

 In the past quarter century, maternity care has undergone significant changes; today the use of technology in birth has become the norm, which is noticeable in the rise in medical interventions in low-risk births. In 2005–2006, Canadian estimates for the total and primary Caesarean section rates were 26.3% and 18.6%, respectively.

2008

Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

Joint Position Paper on Rural Maternity Care

This position paper provides new evidence and progressive recommendations focused on providing quality maternity care to women across Canada, no matter if they live in urban, rural or remote communities.

2012

CFPC Policy Paper

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Rural Practice

Joint position paper on training for rural family practitioners in advanced maternity skills and Cesarean section.

For the approximately one third of Canadian women who spend their pregnancies in rural Canada, access can be a serious challenge. Most rural communities are too small and remote to sustain specialist obstetric and anesthetic services for operative birth. There is a need to sustain and restore the availability of advanced maternity care in rural Canada.

1999

Education Document/Report

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Rural Practice,

Medical Education

Maternity and newborn care.

This guide to maternity and newborn care may include links to important websites, articles, reports and other resources. For more detailed information, please ask us.

2013

Subject Guide

Maternity & Newborn Care

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