The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) has just released clinical practice guidelines for health professionals working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis patients.
The guidelines are intended to provide health professionals with the information and tools to provide culturally safe care. Chapter 6 focuses on maternal care, including prenatal care.
For more on this topic, see earlier posts:
- Decolonizing FASD Policy in Canada (October 8, 2012)
- Cultural Safety and FASD Prevention (August 23, 2012)
(The image below from the cover is called “Skywoman” and is by Simon Brascoupé, Haudenosaunee/Anishinabeg).