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Almost one-quarter of new moms reported mental health problems

Government statistics suggest that 23 per cent of new mothers in Canada experienced postpartum depression or an anxiety disorder in the five to 13 months after giving birth. The survey of over 7,000 women was conducted between November 29, 2018 »


Doctors seek better data on maternal deaths

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is calling for uniform data collection on why women die or get seriously ill after childbirth and wants it to include information about drug use, suicide, violence and accidents. Doctors are »

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Montreal, Senegal, in homage to the city in Quebec

Montreal in Senegal, is the newly-named official community in the West African country. This after the initiative of Gondiel Ka, a Quebecer who returned to his native Senegal after 30 years. From a family of rural farmers, Ka came to study »