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Svea Vikander | As the holes in our social safety net widen, societies and governments task mothers with near total responsibility for the safety and well-being of their children.
Podcast
The 'dissident doctor' talks about defying the medical establishment
Face2Face | Dr. Michael Klein talks about his book "Dissident Doctor" in his critique of the health-care system and his best practice recommendations.
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Stephen Kimber | We begin June as we ended May. With more questions than answers when it comes to federal and Nova Scotia politics.
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Gerry Caplan | When it was released in 2010 Stephen Harper's new Maternal and Newborn Child Health Initiative seemed promising -- so unHarperish! -- but now we know it doesn't go nearly far enough.
Columnists
Joyce Arthur | Maternal mortality has been one of the world's most intractable human rights problems because of the low status of women, but recent efforts have shown that it can be significantly reduced.
Columnists
Joyce Arthur | While there's much to celebrate in the outcome of the London Family Planning Summit, some concerns need to be addressed if the global community truly hopes to cut the high death toll from pregnancy.
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Joyce Arthur | Anti-choice researchers recently published a dangerously flawed study that concluded -- incredibly -- that the legal status of abortion has no influence on maternal deaths in Chile.
Podcast
AIyanas Ormond, Melanie Spence, Martha Roberts | This week we discuss the commodification of infant feeding and the politics of breastfeeding in Canada.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | With millions of Americans out of work, House Republicans are focusing in on real priorities: decimating private abortion coverage and crippling public funding for abortion.
Podcast
Redeye
Manuel Schulte | A woman dies every 90 seconds during pregnancy or while giving birth. Many of these deaths are preventable. Farah Shroff was a panelist at a recent forum titled Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies.
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Not Rex Murphy
rabbleTV | Wasn't the G8 supposed to be about maternal health? Humberto da Silva reports from Massey Centre for Women in Toronto where workers have been forced to strike.
Columnists
Alice Klein | If we have learned anything about Stephen Harper in the last few weeks, it's that he really knows how to throw money at a problem.