Research: Past and Present

Here you will find research opportunites to engage with groups in and outside of Newfoundland and Labrador. Feel free to touch base with contacts within each project for more details!

Also with so much growth and change in our province, stay in touch with the latest in research in perinatal mental health in NL right here. 

Understanding the Lived Experiences of Hope Following First Pregnancy Miscarriage

The purpose of this study is to explore the lived experiences of individuals following the miscarriage of their first pregnancy by Chelsea Hobbs, a doctoral student in the Counselling Psychology program at the University of Alberta.

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Engaging Mothers and Professionals to Make Maternal Mental Health a Critical Item in Primary Health Care

A report by Dr. Martha Traverso-Yepez & Dr. Caroline Porr on behalf of the Engaging Mothers Research Team.

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Position Statement to Enhance the Work of Public Health Nurses Related to Perinatal Mental Health in NL 

An Update on Perinatal Cannabis Use
 

This commentary describes populations at highest risk for use, the predictors of use, the reasons birthing people continue or stop using cannabis during pregnancy, and short- and long-term outcomes for infants and children exposed to cannabis prenatally. Our goal is to equip providers with knowledge from the literature to inform practical decision-making.

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