There is a growing amount of information and resources surrounding the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Métis women, their families and communities. Follow the links below and explore some of the exciting work that is being done by the SOGC and a host of other Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organizations.
Resources for Health Professionals
Health Professionals Working with First Nations, Inuit and Métis (2013)
Guide for Health Professionals Working with Aboriginal Peoples
Resources for Aboriginal Women, their families and communities
Sexual and Reproductive Health
Contraception Flip Chart (8.13 MB PDF)
Sexual Health Toolkit: First Nation's Center, NAHO
- For Part One - Sexual Health, STIs and HIV/AIDS, click here.
- For Part Two - Healthy Relationships, Abuse and Body Image, click here.
- All About STIs - English, Cree, Ojibwa, Inuktitut.
- My First Pelvic Exam - English, Cree, Ojibwa, Inuktitut
- My First Contraception and STI exam - English, Cree, Ojibwa, Inuktitut
- Adam Beach, Sexuality and You
Maternal and Child Health
Healthy Beginnings, Supportive Communities: A Strong Future - To order your copy, contact NAHO's Métis Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
Born on the Land with Helping Hands: The Inuit women's guide to a health pregnancy (coming soon)
Resources for Aboriginal Youth
- ISPAYIN — Métis Youth Express Yourself!
- From Stilettos to Moccasins
- “I am me” Video: The Eskasoni First Nation Health Centre
- The art of resilience
- Stand True
- Teen Pregnancy: The Cherokee Youth Council
- Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council – Sexual Health Video Series
Joint Projects and Community Initiatives
SOGC-AFN Youth & Sexual Health Community Project (coming soon)
Aboriginal Health Initiative in the SOGC News
- Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: Spotlight on one of our partners
- The art of a guideline: Skywoman (pg 12)
- SRHA Day: What do you know about Aboriginal women’s sexual and reproductive health? (pg 10)
- A spotlight on the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (pg 12)
- Practice relations: A model of obstetrician-midwife collaboration for improved Aboriginal maternal health (pg 13)
- Bringing back the doula: A look at a unique program to enhance birthing support for Aboriginal women (pg 12)
- A look at Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto (pg 10,12)
More coming soon...
Disclaimer for Responsibility Regarding Links to Other Sites
Please note that the Aboriginal Health Initiative and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada are not responsible for, and do not necessarily endorse, content produced by other parties.