Tag Archives: pregnancy

Obstetricians and gynecologists target reductions in unnecessary care that may harm patients and cost the health system Les obstétriciens et les gynécologues visent l’élimination des soins inutiles susceptibles de nuire aux patientes et d’imposer des coûts au système de santé
Par George D. Carson et Wendy Levinson
Obstetricians and gynecologists target reductions in unnecessary care that may harm patients and cost the health system Obstetricians and gynecologists target reductions in unnecessary care that may harm patients and cost the health system
By George D. Carson and Wendy Levinson
Defusing the ticking time bomb that can be postpartum depression
By Nicole Letourneau and Cindy Lee Dennis

Recently a distraught young mother from British Columbia took her own life while in the grip of postpartum depression, leaving behind a grieving husband and infant son. She was a Registered Nurse and had been seeking treatment for depression and anxiety. Tragically, the health care system she worked for was unable to help her.

Alcohol use in pregnancy part of a complex set of issues Alcohol use in pregnancy part of a complex set of issues
By Chelsea Ruth

In my work as a neonatologist, I’ve looked after many, many babies. I’ve seen families of all ages, cultures and circumstances. But I’ve never seen a mother who wanted to harm her growing baby.

It’s time to stop treating pregnancy like a disease

André Picard.
The Globe and Mail