Traditional Childbirth Practice Research

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: health, traditional knowledge, Inuit, pregnancy, childbirth

Principal Investigator: Daviss-Putt, Betty-Anne (1)
Licence Number: 11018
Organization: MATER - Midwives Alliance of Traditional Exchange and Research
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: B. Given

Objective(s): To document traditional Inuit childbirth practices and distribute the information in Inuit communities; to enhance the active participation of younger women and their families in issues related to health in pregnancy and childbirth by having them do the documentation;

Project Description: The Researcher and her associate will continue to collect and document traditional Inuit childbirth practices and will distribute their findings to Inuit communities.