Maternity Experiences Survey
The Maternity Experiences Survey (MES) is the first Canadian survey devoted to pregnancy, labour, birth and postpartum experiences. It is a core project of the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System of the Public Health Agency of Canada who sponsored this survey.
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All publications (e.g. scientific articles, reports, dissertations, theses) and presentations based on a dataset available in the RDCs should include an acknowledgement of the support provided by granting councils (SSHRC, CIHR, CFI), Statistics Canada and host university. See a sample
Nihaya Daoud, Kristen O'Brien, Patricia O'Campo, Sarah Harney, Evelyn Harney, Kerri Bebee, Cherylee Bourgeois, and Janet Smylie (2019).
Postpartum depression prevalence and risk factors among Indigenous, non-Indigenous and immigrant women in Canada
Canadian Journal of Public Health , 440-452
Cristina A. Mattison, Michelle L. Dion, John N. Lavis, Eileen K. Hutton, and Michael G. Wilson (2018).
Midwifery and obstetrics: Factors influencing mothers' satisfaction with the birth experience
Birth Issues in Perinatal Care , 322-327
Michael Baker and Kevin Milligan (2016).
Boy-girl differences in parental time investments: Evidence from three countries
Journal of Human Capital , 399-441
Christy Costanian, Alison K. Macpherson, and Hala Tamim (2016).
Inadequate prenatal care use and breastfeeding practices in Canada: A national survey of women
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth , 10-Jan
Carley J. Pope, Dwight Mazmanian, Michel Bédard, and Verinder Sharma (2016).
Breastfeeding and postpartum depression: Assessing the influence of breastfeeding intention and other risk factors
Journal of Affective Disorders , 45-50
Yonathan Debessai, Christy Costanian, Madan Roy, Manal El Sayed, and Hala Tamim (2016).
Inadequate prenatal care use among Canadian mothers: Findings from the Maternity Experiences Survey
Journal of Perinatology , 420-426
Vineeth S. Sekharan, Theresa H. M. Kim, Elizaveta Oulman, and Hala Tamim (2015).
Prevalence and characteristics of intended adolescent pregnancy: An analysis of the Canadian maternity experiences survey
Reproductive Health , 101-107
Linda Bell, Annie Benoit, Judith Simoneau-Roy, Simon Blouin, and Frances Gallagher (2015).
Les facteurs associés à la poursuite de l‚allaitement maternel chez les jeunes mères canadiennes
Santé publique , 15-Jul
Theresa H. M. Kim, Jennifer A. Connolly, and Hala Tamim (2014).
The effect of social support around pregnancy on postpartum depression among Canadian teen mothers and adult mothers in the maternity experiences survey
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth , 162-171
Caroline Gaudet, Shi Wu Wen, and Mark C. Walker (2013).
Chronic perinatal pain as a risk factor for postpartum depression symptoms in Canadian women
Canadian Journal of Public Health , e375-387
Simone N. Vigod, Lesley A. Tarasoff, Barbara Bryja, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Mark H. Yudin, and Lori E. Ross (2013).
Relation between place of residence and postpartum depression
Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) , 1129-1135
Nihaya Daoud, Marcelo L. Urquia, Patricia O'Campo, Maureen Heaman, Patricia A. Janssen, Janet Smylie, and Kellie Thiessen (2012).
Prevalence of abuse and violence before, during, and after pregnancy in a national sample of Canadian women
American Journal of Public Health , 1893-1901
Ban Al-Sahab, Marina Heifetz, Hala Tamim, Yvonne Bohr, and Jennifer Connolly (2012).
Prevalence and characteristics of teen motherhood in Canada
Maternal and Child Health Journal , 228-234
Marcelo L. Urquia, Patricia J. O'Campo, and Maureen I. Heaman (2012).
Revisiting the immigrant paradox in reproductive health: The roles of duration of residence and ethnicity
Social Science and Medicine , 1610-1621
Caroline Gaudet (2011).
The association of acute and chronic postpartum pain with postpartum depression in a nationally representative sample of Canadian women
Sabrina Youash, M. K. Campbell, W. Avison, D. Penava, V. Sharma, and B. Xie (2011).
Pathways for information levels regarding prenatal and postnatal health and postpartum depression
Andrea Lanes, Jennifer L. Kuk, and Hala Tamim (2011).
Prevalence and characteristics of postpartum depression symptomatology among Canadian women: A cross-sectional study
Public Health , 9-Jan
Marcelo L. Urquia, Patricia J. O'Campo, Maureen I. Heaman, Patricia A. Janssen, and Kellie R. Thiessen (2011).
Experiences of violence before and during pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes: An analysis of the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth , 9-Jan
Ban Al-Sahab, Masarat Saqib, Gabriel Hauser, and Hala Tamim (2010).
Prevalence of smoking during pregnancy and associated risk factors among Canadian women: a national survey
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
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