Pregnancy
  • 7-510: A Review of Nutritional Recommendations for Pregnant Women Living with HIV

    A Review of Nutritional Recommendations for Pregnant Women Living with HIV

    Report, 2012


    Ensuring proper nutrition is a critical component of living with HIV as it is with being pregnant. The two conditions combined mean that pregnant women living with HIV are especially vulnerable to nutrient deficiencies and these women must monitor their nutritional status accordingly. The review provides general recommendations to address these issues.

    Report, 2012


    Ensuring proper nutrition is a critical component of living with HIV as it is with being pregnant. The two conditions combined mean that pregnant women living with HIV are especially vulnerable to nutrient deficiencies and these women must monitor their nutritional status accordingly. The review provides general recommendations to address these issues.



    SKU: 7-510
  • A Smoke-Free Home Right from the Start

    A Smoke-Free Home Right from the Start

    Brochure, 2012


    Outlines some of the harmful effects smoking and environmental tobacco smoke can have on pregnancy, as well as effects on children. Offers some tips on quitting.

    Brochure, 2012


    Outlines some of the harmful effects smoking and environmental tobacco smoke can have on pregnancy, as well as effects on children. Offers some tips on quitting.



    SKU: 3-301
  • Adolescent Pregnancy in Saskatchewan

    Adolescent Pregnancy in Saskatchewan

    Report, 2014


    In Canada, rates of adolescent pregnancy remain among the highest in developed countries and rates in Saskatchewan are among the highest in Canada. In an effort to address the needs of Saskatchewan youth, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute has developed this report to provide a picture of adolescent pregnancy in Saskatchewan and to identify best practices that my address the specific circumstances of Saskatchewan Youth.

    Report, 2014


    In Canada, rates of adolescent pregnancy remain among the highest in developed countries and rates in Saskatchewan are among the highest in Canada. In an effort to address the needs of Saskatchewan youth, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute has developed this report to provide a picture of adolescent pregnancy in Saskatchewan and to identify best practices that my address the specific circumstances of Saskatchewan Youth.



    SKU: 7-018
  • Are You Positive You’re Negative?

    Are You Positive You’re Negative?

    Poster, 2013


    This poster emphasizes the importance of testing for HIV during pregnancy.

    Poster, 2013


    This poster emphasizes the importance of testing for HIV during pregnancy.

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    SKU: 7-011
  • Before You Become Pregnant

    Before You Become Pregnant

    Brochure, 2010


    This brochure talks about the important information a woman should know when planning a pregnancy. It promotes a healthy lifestyle prior to conception in order to ensure the healthiest baby possible.

    Brochure, 2010


    This brochure talks about the important information a woman should know when planning a pregnancy. It promotes a healthy lifestyle prior to conception in order to ensure the healthiest baby possible.

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    SKU: 2-309
  • 3-019: Canada Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines Brochure

    Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

    Brochure, 2016


    The goal of this brochure is to provide guidelines to reduce health and safety risks for people who choose to drink alcohol. Through graphics it also provides a clear guide to what a drink is. Low-risk drinking helps to promote a culture of moderation and supports healthy lifestyles. This brochure is also available directly from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse at: www.ccsa.ca.

    Brochure, 2016


    The goal of this brochure is to provide guidelines to reduce health and safety risks for people who choose to drink alcohol. Through graphics it also provides a clear guide to what a drink is. Low-risk drinking helps to promote a culture of moderation and supports healthy lifestyles. This brochure is also available directly from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse at: www.ccsa.ca.

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    SKU: 3-190
  • 2-461: Cannabis and Pregnancy Poster

    Cannabis and Pregnancy Poster

    Poster, 2019


    Cannabis can be harmful. This poster highlights that cannabis can harm developing fetuses during pregnancy, and infants through breastfeeding. This poster was created in partnership with the Cannabinoid Research Institute of Saskatchewan.

    Poster, 2019


    Cannabis can be harmful. This poster highlights that cannabis can harm developing fetuses during pregnancy, and infants through breastfeeding. This poster was created in partnership with the Cannabinoid Research Institute of Saskatchewan.

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    SKU: 2-461
  • 2-106: Cannabis Use in the Childbearing Years: An Evidence Summary for Healthcare Providers

    Cannabis Use in the Childbearing Years: An Evidence Summary for Healthcare Providers

    Report, 2018


    Due to the legalization of cannabis in Canada, and for the health of children and families, there is a growing need to provide parents, prospective parents, healthcare professionals, and other service providers with evidence-based information about the potential risks of cannabis use. This evidence summary is for healthcare providers. It provides general information about cannabis and rates of cannabis use in Canada, as well as information about the potential risks of cannabis use before, during, and after pregnancy. This summary also offers several recommendations for public messaging based on the available research.

    Report, 2018


    Due to the legalization of cannabis in Canada, and for the health of children and families, there is a growing need to provide parents, prospective parents, healthcare professionals, and other service providers with evidence-based information about the potential risks of cannabis use. This evidence summary is for healthcare providers. It provides general information about cannabis and rates of cannabis use in Canada, as well as information about the potential risks of cannabis use before, during, and after pregnancy. This summary also offers several recommendations for public messaging based on the available research.



    SKU: 2-106
  • Common Non-prescription Medications in Pregnancy

    Common Non-prescription Medications in Pregnancy

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    Non-prescription medications, sometimes referred to as over-the-counter or OTC medications, are those that can be purchased without having a doctor’s prescription. This fact sheet provides information on many medications such as antacids, antihistamines, ginger, antinauseants and many more that have been found to be safe to take during pregnancy.

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    Non-prescription medications, sometimes referred to as over-the-counter or OTC medications, are those that can be purchased without having a doctor’s prescription. This fact sheet provides information on many medications such as antacids, antihistamines, ginger, antinauseants and many more that have been found to be safe to take during pregnancy.



    SKU: 2-251
  • EPDS Screening and Care Guide

    Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide

    Guide and Manual, 2012


    The EPDS Screening and Care Guide provides healthcare providers with score interpretation and care guide to use when screening pregnant and postpartum women for depression and anxiety using the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS). It also includes guidelines for medical management when maternal mental health is of concern, contact information for Saskatchewan Healthline and Saskatchewan Drug Information Services, and a space for relevant local contact information. On the reverse side of the form there is a brief description of maternal depression including common symptoms, guidelines for screening, and the EPDS questions.

    Guide and Manual, 2012


    The EPDS Screening and Care Guide provides healthcare providers with score interpretation and care guide to use when screening pregnant and postpartum women for depression and anxiety using the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS). It also includes guidelines for medical management when maternal mental health is of concern, contact information for Saskatchewan Healthline and Saskatchewan Drug Information Services, and a space for relevant local contact information. On the reverse side of the form there is a brief description of maternal depression including common symptoms, guidelines for screening, and the EPDS questions.

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    SKU: 2-104
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Fact Sheet, 2015


    This fact sheet describes Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, how it occurs, general characteristics of someone with FASD, factors that influence the impact of alcohol, and prevention recommendations.

    Fact Sheet, 2015


    This fact sheet describes Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, how it occurs, general characteristics of someone with FASD, factors that influence the impact of alcohol, and prevention recommendations.



    SKU: 3-103
  • Fetal Development

    Fetal Development

    Poster, 2008


    These 8.5 x 11 inch posters, developed by Childbirth Graphics, assist healthcare professionals in discussing alcohol use with their patients. Although these posters do not focus on FASD, they can be used to help patients understand that alcohol is one of many factors which can impact the development of the fetus.

    Audience: Healthcare Professionals and their Patients

    Poster, 2008


    These 8.5 x 11 inch posters, developed by Childbirth Graphics, assist healthcare professionals in discussing alcohol use with their patients. Although these posters do not focus on FASD, they can be used to help patients understand that alcohol is one of many factors which can impact the development of the fetus.

    Audience: Healthcare Professionals and their Patients
    SKU: 3-143
  • Folic Acid and the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

    Folic Acid and the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

    Fact Sheet, 2016


    Provides information on neural tube defects and the importance of taking folic acid before becoming pregnant.

    Fact Sheet, 2016


    Provides information on neural tube defects and the importance of taking folic acid before becoming pregnant.



    SKU: 2-301
  • GPC Evidence Summary

    GPC Evidence Summary

    Report, 2016


    Group prenatal care is a model of group where eight to twelve women of similar gestational age meet as a group with their healthcare provider for 90-120 minutes of regularly scheduled appointments, starting in their second trimester and continuing throughout their pregnancy. During these appointments, each woman has a brief individual physical assessment with the healthcare provider and then participates in a group discussion led by a healthcare provider. All prenatal care is provided in this group setting, combining the usual physical assessment with peer support and increased time for education about healthy pregnancy. This report examines current research on group prenatal care to assess if it is a good model of care for Saskatchewan and if there is an improvement in birth outcomes and breastfeeding rates associated with using this model of care compared to individual prenatal care. Birth outcomes examined in this report are gestational age at birth, preterm birth, and low birth weight.

    Report, 2016


    Group prenatal care is a model of group where eight to twelve women of similar gestational age meet as a group with their healthcare provider for 90-120 minutes of regularly scheduled appointments, starting in their second trimester and continuing throughout their pregnancy. During these appointments, each woman has a brief individual physical assessment with the healthcare provider and then participates in a group discussion led by a healthcare provider. All prenatal care is provided in this group setting, combining the usual physical assessment with peer support and increased time for education about healthy pregnancy. This report examines current research on group prenatal care to assess if it is a good model of care for Saskatchewan and if there is an improvement in birth outcomes and breastfeeding rates associated with using this model of care compared to individual prenatal care. Birth outcomes examined in this report are gestational age at birth, preterm birth, and low birth weight.



    SKU: 2-904
  • Group Prenatal Care Lit Review

    Group Prenatal Care Lit Review

    Report, 2016


    Group prenatal care is a model of group where eight to twelve women of similar gestational age meet as a group with their healthcare provider for 90-120 minutes of regularly scheduled appointments, starting in their second trimester and continuing throughout their pregnancy. During these appointments, each woman has a brief individual physical assessment with the healthcare provider and then participates in a group discussion led by a healthcare provider. All prenatal care is provided in this group setting, combining the usual physical assessment with peer support and increased time for education about healthy pregnancy. This report examines current research on group prenatal care to assess if it is a good model of care for Saskatchewan and if there is an improvement in birth outcomes and breastfeeding rates associated with using this model of care compared to individual prenatal care. Birth outcomes examined in this report are gestational age at birth, preterm birth, and low birth weight.

    Report, 2016


    Group prenatal care is a model of group where eight to twelve women of similar gestational age meet as a group with their healthcare provider for 90-120 minutes of regularly scheduled appointments, starting in their second trimester and continuing throughout their pregnancy. During these appointments, each woman has a brief individual physical assessment with the healthcare provider and then participates in a group discussion led by a healthcare provider. All prenatal care is provided in this group setting, combining the usual physical assessment with peer support and increased time for education about healthy pregnancy. This report examines current research on group prenatal care to assess if it is a good model of care for Saskatchewan and if there is an improvement in birth outcomes and breastfeeding rates associated with using this model of care compared to individual prenatal care. Birth outcomes examined in this report are gestational age at birth, preterm birth, and low birth weight.



    SKU: 2-903
  • Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

    Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

    Booklet, 2011


    This booklet contains eight colourful magnets with a different healthy quote on each one. It is a step-by-step guide to a healthy pregnancy with topics such as: prenatal nutrition, folic acid, alcohol and pregnancy, physical activity and pregnancy, smoking and pregnancy, oral health, and emotional health. It also contains a personalized ten-month pregnancy calendar showing you how the fetus develops each month. A great resource for mothers-to-be.

    Please note, we no longer stock this resource. please order directly from www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

    Booklet, 2011


    This booklet contains eight colourful magnets with a different healthy quote on each one. It is a step-by-step guide to a healthy pregnancy with topics such as: prenatal nutrition, folic acid, alcohol and pregnancy, physical activity and pregnancy, smoking and pregnancy, oral health, and emotional health. It also contains a personalized ten-month pregnancy calendar showing you how the fetus develops each month. A great resource for mothers-to-be.

    Please note, we no longer stock this resource. please order directly from www.phac-aspc.gc.ca


    SKU: 2-440
  • 2-459: Healthy Weight During Pregnancy

    Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

    Booklet, 2017


    Healthy weight gain is important during pregnancy for the health of the woman and her growing baby. The Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy booklet includes information on the benefits of gaining the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy, how to determine the amount of weight a woman should gain during pregnancy, and steps she can take to help her gain a healthy amount of weight. This booklet was developed using current research, and in consultation with Saskatchewan dieticians, nurses, and other healthcare providers, as well as First Nations women. The goal was to produce a resource that is evidence-based and reflects the needs and experiences of First Nations women in Saskatchewan.

    Booklet, 2017


    Healthy weight gain is important during pregnancy for the health of the woman and her growing baby. The Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy booklet includes information on the benefits of gaining the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy, how to determine the amount of weight a woman should gain during pregnancy, and steps she can take to help her gain a healthy amount of weight. This booklet was developed using current research, and in consultation with Saskatchewan dieticians, nurses, and other healthcare providers, as well as First Nations women. The goal was to produce a resource that is evidence-based and reflects the needs and experiences of First Nations women in Saskatchewan.

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    SKU: 2-459
  • 7-008: HIV and Pregnancy Care Guide

    HIV and Pregnancy – A Guide to Care

    Guide and Manual, 2011


    This guide covers such topics as HIV/AIDS in Saskatchewan, Modes of Transmission of HIV, HIV Testing During Pregnancy, Prenatal Algorithm, HIV Treatment and Drug Management, After-Care for Babies of HIV Positive Women, Barriers to HIV Transmission Prevention and Prenatal Care, and Motivational Approaches.

    Guide and Manual, 2011


    This guide covers such topics as HIV/AIDS in Saskatchewan, Modes of Transmission of HIV, HIV Testing During Pregnancy, Prenatal Algorithm, HIV Treatment and Drug Management, After-Care for Babies of HIV Positive Women, Barriers to HIV Transmission Prevention and Prenatal Care, and Motivational Approaches.

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    SKU: 7-008
  • 7-515: HIV Smoking and Pregnancy Fact Sheet

    HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    Fact Sheet, 2019


    This fact sheet explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    Fact Sheet, 2019


    This fact sheet explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.



    SKU: 7-515
  • 7-516: HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    Information Card, 2019


    This information card explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    Information Card, 2019


    This information card explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

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    SKU: 7-516
  • 7-517: HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    HIV, Pregnancy, and Tobacco Use

    Poster, 2019


    This poster explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

    Poster, 2019


    This poster explains that for women living with HIV, smoking tobacco during pregnancy can increase the chances that HIV will be passed to the baby. Websites are listed to help pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to quit or reduce their tobacco use.

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    SKU: 7-517
  • 7-005: HIV Healthy Pregnancies and Healthy Babies

    HIV: Healthy Pregnancies and Healthy Babies

    Booklet, 2018


    This booklet is designed for women living with HIV who are planning a pregnancy or are already pregnant. Topics include basic HIV and HIV treatment information, how to stay healthy before and during pregnancy, unique issues that may face women living with HIV, and where to go for more information and support. The booklet is an update to the previous HIV and pregnancy-related pamphlets provided by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute.

    Booklet, 2018


    This booklet is designed for women living with HIV who are planning a pregnancy or are already pregnant. Topics include basic HIV and HIV treatment information, how to stay healthy before and during pregnancy, unique issues that may face women living with HIV, and where to go for more information and support. The booklet is an update to the previous HIV and pregnancy-related pamphlets provided by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute.

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    SKU: 7-005
  • HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy

    HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy

    Poster, 2011


    This poster states that HIV positive women can have healthy babies and highlights the importance of prenatal care.

    Poster, 2011


    This poster states that HIV positive women can have healthy babies and highlights the importance of prenatal care.

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    SKU: 7-004
  • Hope for the Future: Having a Healthy Pregnancy While Living with HIV

    Hope for the Future: Having a Healthy Pregnancy While Living with HIV

    Video, 2013


    This DVD shares information about HIV, pregnancy, and parenting, with the goal of showing that healthy pregnancies and healthy babies are possible for pregnant women living with HIV in Saskatchewan. The knowledge and experiences of people living with HIV and those who work in this area are shared. The DVD was created as a resource for health and allied health professionals and for people living with HIV in Saskatchewan.

    Video, 2013


    This DVD shares information about HIV, pregnancy, and parenting, with the goal of showing that healthy pregnancies and healthy babies are possible for pregnant women living with HIV in Saskatchewan. The knowledge and experiences of people living with HIV and those who work in this area are shared. The DVD was created as a resource for health and allied health professionals and for people living with HIV in Saskatchewan.

    SKU: 7-000
  • How Your Baby Grows

    How Your Baby Grows

    Booklet, 2002


    Adapted with permission from March of Dimes, this illustrated booklet describes fetal development and physical changes experienced by the mother.

    Booklet, 2002


    Adapted with permission from March of Dimes, this illustrated booklet describes fetal development and physical changes experienced by the mother.



    SKU: 2-100
  • In the Greenhouse

    In the Greenhouse

    Video, 2014


    Explore science through the creative arts! ‘Mother Nature’ leads us through an ideal pregnancy, free from alcohol. She shows us what a developing baby needs for good brain development and the impact that alcohol has on memory, relationships, and day-to-day living. She also paints a picture of what a person who has been exposed to alcohol might experience while growing up, and how we can make accommodations to make things easier for everyone. ‘Mother Nature’ will make you think, make you laugh, and warm your heart.

    ‘Mother Nature’ is Karmen Krahn-Schulties. She is the author of, and actor in, this creative one-woman play.

    Video, 2014


    Explore science through the creative arts! ‘Mother Nature’ leads us through an ideal pregnancy, free from alcohol. She shows us what a developing baby needs for good brain development and the impact that alcohol has on memory, relationships, and day-to-day living. She also paints a picture of what a person who has been exposed to alcohol might experience while growing up, and how we can make accommodations to make things easier for everyone. ‘Mother Nature’ will make you think, make you laugh, and warm your heart.

    ‘Mother Nature’ is Karmen Krahn-Schulties. She is the author of, and actor in, this creative one-woman play.

    SKU: 3-133
  • Infant Mortality in Saskatchewan: Evidence to Inform Public Health Practice

    Infant Mortality in Saskatchewan: Evidence to Inform Public Health Practice

    Report, 2009


    This document was prepared to describe the relationship between modifiable risk factors and infant mortality. It is meant to provide guidance, strategies, and support to help expand or develop programs that may contribute to the reduction of infant mortality in Saskatchewan. It includes a review of the literature regarding prevalent risk factors associated with infant mortality, as well as identifying promising practices related to those modifiable risk factors.

    Report, 2009


    This document was prepared to describe the relationship between modifiable risk factors and infant mortality. It is meant to provide guidance, strategies, and support to help expand or develop programs that may contribute to the reduction of infant mortality in Saskatchewan. It includes a review of the literature regarding prevalent risk factors associated with infant mortality, as well as identifying promising practices related to those modifiable risk factors.



    SKU: 2-457
  • 2-102: Maternal Mental Health

    Maternal Mental Health

    Fact Sheet, 2013


    These fact sheets are intended as an information resource for healthcare providers or other individuals who would like further information on maternal depression. It is more detailed than the Information Card. On the back of the fact sheet is the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), a depression screen that can be done with a woman or can be provided to a woman to complete on her own. The fact sheet can be referred to when discussing maternal depression with women and their families, or used to share information with your colleagues.

    Fact Sheet, 2013


    These fact sheets are intended as an information resource for healthcare providers or other individuals who would like further information on maternal depression. It is more detailed than the Information Card. On the back of the fact sheet is the Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS), a depression screen that can be done with a woman or can be provided to a woman to complete on her own. The fact sheet can be referred to when discussing maternal depression with women and their families, or used to share information with your colleagues.

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    SKU: 2-102
  • 7-205: Messages for Parents: Two to Five Years

    Messages for Parents: Two to Five Years

    Information Card, Revised 2019


    This information card has been developed to support parents in their role as the primary sexual health educators of their children.

    It is important that parents engage their children in sexual health discussion at an early age, beginning with teaching the proper terminology of body parts. Early introduction of the topic increases the confidence and comfort of both the parents and children to talk about sexual health at later years.

    Information Card, Revised 2019


    This information card has been developed to support parents in their role as the primary sexual health educators of their children.

    It is important that parents engage their children in sexual health discussion at an early age, beginning with teaching the proper terminology of body parts. Early introduction of the topic increases the confidence and comfort of both the parents and children to talk about sexual health at later years.

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    SKU: 7-205
  • Move for Two

    Move for Two

    Video, 2011


    Active living during pregnancy benefits you and your baby for life! This DVD answers many of the questions women have about the safe and healthy ways to be active during pregnancy. It contains an easy to follow, adaptable workout for all pregnant women.

    Video, 2011


    Active living during pregnancy benefits you and your baby for life! This DVD answers many of the questions women have about the safe and healthy ways to be active during pregnancy. It contains an easy to follow, adaptable workout for all pregnant women.

    SKU: 2-V-207
  • No Thank’s I’m Pregnant

    No Thanks I’m Pregnant

    Poster, 2012


    This 11” x 17” poster shows a pregnant woman turning down a glass of wine, saying “No thanks, I’m pregnant”.

    Poster, 2012


    This 11” x 17” poster shows a pregnant woman turning down a glass of wine, saying “No thanks, I’m pregnant”.

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    SKU: 3-050
  • Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children

    Postpartum Depression and Mental Health Concerns: The Impact on Young Children

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    Approximately 10% of mothers experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and mental health concerns impact every aspect of a person’s life, including body, mind, and spirit; extended family and friends; partner and baby. This fact sheet not only discusses the impact that maternal mental health can have on young children, but also ways in which professionals can support families when this is a concern.

    Fact Sheet, 2010


    Approximately 10% of mothers experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression and mental health concerns impact every aspect of a person’s life, including body, mind, and spirit; extended family and friends; partner and baby. This fact sheet not only discusses the impact that maternal mental health can have on young children, but also ways in which professionals can support families when this is a concern.



    SKU: 8-101
  • Precious Gift

    Precious Gift

    Video, 1997


    Filmed on the Beardy's and Okemasis Reserve in Saskatchewan, Precious Gift deals with the issue of drinking during pregnancy. It portrays a real life situation focusing on the life of a young Aboriginal woman, who is pregnant and seeks guidance about making healthy choices from friends and family.

    Video, 1997


    Filmed on the Beardy's and Okemasis Reserve in Saskatchewan, Precious Gift deals with the issue of drinking during pregnancy. It portrays a real life situation focusing on the life of a young Aboriginal woman, who is pregnant and seeks guidance about making healthy choices from friends and family.

    SKU: 3-110
  • Pregnancy & Alcohol : A Doctor’s Advice

    Pregnancy and Alcohol: A Doctor’s Advice

    Brochure, 2016


    This brochure includes a brief summary of medical research about the impact of alcohol on a developing fetus. It also provides information and advice that a doctor could give to women about how alcohol affects a developing baby, and steps a woman can take to protect her unborn baby from exposure to alcohol. Included in the brochure are some ideas about supports to help women quit drinking.

    Brochure, 2016


    This brochure includes a brief summary of medical research about the impact of alcohol on a developing fetus. It also provides information and advice that a doctor could give to women about how alcohol affects a developing baby, and steps a woman can take to protect her unborn baby from exposure to alcohol. Included in the brochure are some ideas about supports to help women quit drinking.

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    SKU: 3-151
  • Pregnancy and Alcohol: What doctors would like you to know

    Information Card, Revised 2019


    This information card provides simple medical advice to a woman about ways to ensure her fetus is not exposed to alcohol when she is pregnant.

    Information Card, Revised 2019


    This information card provides simple medical advice to a woman about ways to ensure her fetus is not exposed to alcohol when she is pregnant.

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    SKU: 3-152
  • Prenatal eHealth Tools

    Prenatal eHealth Tools

    Report, 2016


    Expectant parents today have access to a wealth of information on pregnancy and childbirth, and much of that information is accessed electronically. Knowledgeable healthcare providers who understand the strengths and limitations of these new technologies are in an excellent position to offer expert guidance to women using these technology-based prenatal health tools. This summary seeks to educate interested stakeholders about eHealth, what it entails, the potential benefits and challenges, and recommended options for using eHealth to provide quality prenatal information to residents of Saskatchewan.

    Report, 2016


    Expectant parents today have access to a wealth of information on pregnancy and childbirth, and much of that information is accessed electronically. Knowledgeable healthcare providers who understand the strengths and limitations of these new technologies are in an excellent position to offer expert guidance to women using these technology-based prenatal health tools. This summary seeks to educate interested stakeholders about eHealth, what it entails, the potential benefits and challenges, and recommended options for using eHealth to provide quality prenatal information to residents of Saskatchewan.



    SKU: 2-902
  • Prenatal eHealth Tools Report

    Prenatal eHealth Tools Report

    Report, 2016


    Expectant parents today have access to a wealth of information on pregnancy and childbirth, and much of that information is accessed electronically. Knowledgeable healthcare providers who understand the strengths and limitations of these new technologies are in an excellent position to offer expert guidance to women using these technology-based prenatal health tools. This report seeks to educate interested stakeholders about eHealth, what it entails, the potential benefits and challenges, and recommended options for using eHealth to provide quality prenatal information to residents of Saskatchewan.

    Report, 2016


    Expectant parents today have access to a wealth of information on pregnancy and childbirth, and much of that information is accessed electronically. Knowledgeable healthcare providers who understand the strengths and limitations of these new technologies are in an excellent position to offer expert guidance to women using these technology-based prenatal health tools. This report seeks to educate interested stakeholders about eHealth, what it entails, the potential benefits and challenges, and recommended options for using eHealth to provide quality prenatal information to residents of Saskatchewan.



    SKU: 2-901
  • Provincial Services for Women Living with HIV Who Have Experienced Violence and Abuse

    Provincial Services for Women Living with HIV Who Have Experienced Violence and Abuse

    Report, 2012


    This document outlines agencies (provincial and national) that provide services for women who have experienced abuse, sexual abuse, and/or have HIV. Descriptions and contact information (phone numbers and websites) are provided.

    Report, 2012


    This document outlines agencies (provincial and national) that provide services for women who have experienced abuse, sexual abuse, and/or have HIV. Descriptions and contact information (phone numbers and websites) are provided.



    SKU: 7-512
  • Routine Blood Tests in Pregnancy

    Routine Blood Tests in Pregnancy

    Fact Sheet, 2013


    As part of prenatal care, routine blood tests are recommended for all women. If these tests identify an infection or another condition, treatment can reduce the risk of harm to the pregnant woman and her baby. This fact sheet provides information on routine blood tests conducted. The sheet comes in pads of 50.

    Fact Sheet, 2013


    As part of prenatal care, routine blood tests are recommended for all women. If these tests identify an infection or another condition, treatment can reduce the risk of harm to the pregnant woman and her baby. This fact sheet provides information on routine blood tests conducted. The sheet comes in pads of 50.



    SKU: 2-427
  • 7-009: Prenatal Screening Algorithm

    Screening for HIV as Part of Prenatal Care Prior to Week 36

    Poster, 2016


    This algorithm provides Saskatchewan-specific guidelines for HIV screening in pregnant women prior to 36 weeks gestation.

    Poster, 2016


    This algorithm provides Saskatchewan-specific guidelines for HIV screening in pregnant women prior to 36 weeks gestation.



    SKU: 7-009
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Report, 2010


    This report presents the results of an environmental scan of available education resources focused on the effects of STIs, and their impact on fertility, pregnancy, and the newborn. Included is a preliminary assessment of the needs of health and allied health professionals in Saskatchewan for resources in this area.

    Report, 2010


    This report presents the results of an environmental scan of available education resources focused on the effects of STIs, and their impact on fertility, pregnancy, and the newborn. Included is a preliminary assessment of the needs of health and allied health professionals in Saskatchewan for resources in this area.



    SKU: 7-502
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Executive Summary

    Report, 2011


    This executive summary is for the report “Sexually Transmitted Infections and Their Effects on Fertility, Pregnancy, and the Newborn: An Environmental Scan of Available Resources and a Preliminary Needs Assessment for Saskatchewan Health Care Providers”.

    Report, 2011


    This executive summary is for the report “Sexually Transmitted Infections and Their Effects on Fertility, Pregnancy, and the Newborn: An Environmental Scan of Available Resources and a Preliminary Needs Assessment for Saskatchewan Health Care Providers”.



    SKU: 7-503
  • 7-002: Sexually Transmitted Infections: Are You Positive You’re Negative?

    Sexually Transmitted Infections: Are You Positive You’re Negative?

    Brochure, 2016


    This brochure, designed for use with youth, explains what sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are, how to avoid STIs, and how to find out if you have an STI. It also includes information about the effects of STIs on fertility, pregnancies, and newborn babies.

    Brochure, 2016


    This brochure, designed for use with youth, explains what sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are, how to avoid STIs, and how to find out if you have an STI. It also includes information about the effects of STIs on fertility, pregnancies, and newborn babies.

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    SKU: 7-002
  • Smoking and ETS

    Smoking and ETS

    Fact Sheet, 2003


    This fact sheet outlines the hazards of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to pregnant women and to children.

    Fact Sheet, 2003


    This fact sheet outlines the hazards of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to pregnant women and to children.



    SKU: 3-303
  • Substance Use, Pregnancy, and HIV/AIDS: Treatment Programs for Pregnant Women

    Substance Use, Pregnancy, and HIV/AIDS: Treatment Programs for Pregnant Women

    Report, 2012


    This living document identifies existing substance use treatment programs and services available to pregnant women and pregnant women living with HIV/AIDS in North America, with a particular focus on Saskatchewan. The information provided through the current environmental scan is useful both for pregnant women who use substances who are seeking services, and for healthcare professionals, who can use this information to assist women in accessing services that are appropriate to their needs. Ideally, this would be done as part of a multidisciplinary team, where the referring professional continues to be involved in the care of the woman. It is hoped that the information provided will increase awareness of the existing substance use treatment centres and programs for pregnant women, with the goal of potentially increasing referrals to and use of these programs.

    Report, 2012


    This living document identifies existing substance use treatment programs and services available to pregnant women and pregnant women living with HIV/AIDS in North America, with a particular focus on Saskatchewan. The information provided through the current environmental scan is useful both for pregnant women who use substances who are seeking services, and for healthcare professionals, who can use this information to assist women in accessing services that are appropriate to their needs. Ideally, this would be done as part of a multidisciplinary team, where the referring professional continues to be involved in the care of the woman. It is hoped that the information provided will increase awareness of the existing substance use treatment centres and programs for pregnant women, with the goal of potentially increasing referrals to and use of these programs.



    SKU: 7-509
  • The Impact of Substance Use on Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

    The Impact of Substance Use on Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV

    Report, 2012


    This literature review aimed to assess the impact of substance use on mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. Such a review was deemed necessary due to Saskatchewan’s unique HIV profile. Specifically, new cases of HIV in Saskatchewan are: (a) the highest in Canada; (b) most often associated with injection drug use (IDU); and (c) increasing rapidly in women of childbearing age (ages 15 to 39). The primary questions addressed in the report include: Why do substance use services need to be focused on to avoid MTCT of HIV? How does having a substance use issue influence high risk behaviours that can lead to HIV infection? How does having a substance use issue affect virus progression and impact the health of pregnant women living with HIV?

    Report, 2012


    This literature review aimed to assess the impact of substance use on mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. Such a review was deemed necessary due to Saskatchewan’s unique HIV profile. Specifically, new cases of HIV in Saskatchewan are: (a) the highest in Canada; (b) most often associated with injection drug use (IDU); and (c) increasing rapidly in women of childbearing age (ages 15 to 39). The primary questions addressed in the report include: Why do substance use services need to be focused on to avoid MTCT of HIV? How does having a substance use issue influence high risk behaviours that can lead to HIV infection? How does having a substance use issue affect virus progression and impact the health of pregnant women living with HIV?



    SKU: 7-508
  • The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood

    The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood

    Video, 2009


    The documentary, “The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood” tells the inspirational true story of three families and their struggles with postpartum depression. As Carla O’Reilly, Elita Paterson, and Tania Bird journey to wellness, they speak out, inspiring women and families who may be suffering with postpartum depression.

    Video, 2009


    The documentary, “The Smiling Mask: Truths about Postpartum Depression and Parenthood” tells the inspirational true story of three families and their struggles with postpartum depression. As Carla O’Reilly, Elita Paterson, and Tania Bird journey to wellness, they speak out, inspiring women and families who may be suffering with postpartum depression.

    SKU: 2-V-200
  • 7-303: Tips for Talking With Your Students: How to Build Healthy Relationships, Including Dating Relationships

    Tips for Talking With Your Students: How to Build Healthy Relationships, Including Dating Relationships

    Report, 2018


    Teaching young people how to build healthy relationships provides them with valuable skills that can promote their overall health. This resource is designed for educators and provides tips for educating students about building healthy relationships, including dating relationships.

    Report, 2018


    Teaching young people how to build healthy relationships provides them with valuable skills that can promote their overall health. This resource is designed for educators and provides tips for educating students about building healthy relationships, including dating relationships.



    SKU: 7-303
  • Tobacco Smoke: The Risk to Unborn Babies, Pregnant Women, and Children

    Tobacco Smoke: The Risk to Unborn Babies, Pregnant Women, and Children

    Booklet, 2010


    This booklet outlines the problems that can result from smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke. Information focuses on the types of smoke, issues in sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy complications, and effects on the newborn, infants, and children. Includes information on how to protect children and pregnant women from the effects of tobacco smoke.

    Audience: Developed for Professionals

    Booklet, 2010


    This booklet outlines the problems that can result from smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke. Information focuses on the types of smoke, issues in sexual and reproductive health, pregnancy complications, and effects on the newborn, infants, and children. Includes information on how to protect children and pregnant women from the effects of tobacco smoke.

    Audience: Developed for Professionals


    SKU: 3-306
  • Vertical (Mother-to-child) Transmission of HIV: Prevention, Treatment, and Education

    Vertical (Mother-to-child) Transmission of HIV: Prevention, Treatment, and Education

    Report, 2011


    Saskatchewan continues to see high rates of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in comparison to the rest of Canada. A large number of these new cases are being identified in women of childbearing age.

    Recognizing the importance of understanding HIV in the context of pregnancy, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute conducted a review of the literature in this area. The review includes findings and recommendations on vertical transmission, transmission prevention, barriers to prevention, and health promotion around these topics.

    Report, 2011


    Saskatchewan continues to see high rates of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in comparison to the rest of Canada. A large number of these new cases are being identified in women of childbearing age.

    Recognizing the importance of understanding HIV in the context of pregnancy, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute conducted a review of the literature in this area. The review includes findings and recommendations on vertical transmission, transmission prevention, barriers to prevention, and health promotion around these topics.



    SKU: 7-501
  • We Need to be Safe

    We Need to Be Safe

    Information Card, 2015


    This information card for the general public provides information on how domestic violence affects children.

    Information Card, 2015


    This information card for the general public provides information on how domestic violence affects children.



    SKU: 2-434
  • 8-830: Pregnancy Month To Month Poster

    Your Pregnancy Month by Month

    Poster, 2017


    This poster was created for healthcare centres and CBOs to advertise the online resource, Your Pregnancy Month by Month. Your Pregnancy Month by Month provides literacy-friendly information on a variety of topics related to each month of pregnancy, and was designed to be used by pregnant women, as well as those working with women who are pregnant. It is a resource that can be used by teachers who are sharing information about reproductive health and pregnancy with their students.

    Poster, 2017


    This poster was created for healthcare centres and CBOs to advertise the online resource, Your Pregnancy Month by Month. Your Pregnancy Month by Month provides literacy-friendly information on a variety of topics related to each month of pregnancy, and was designed to be used by pregnant women, as well as those working with women who are pregnant. It is a resource that can be used by teachers who are sharing information about reproductive health and pregnancy with their students.

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    SKU: 8-830
  • 8-832: Your Pregnancy Month by Month (YPMBM) Tent Card Holder

    Your Pregnancy Month by Month (YPMBM) Tent Card Holder

    Information Card, 2017


    This tent card holder can be used in conjunction with the business cards (8-831) to advertise the online resource, Your Pregnancy Month by Month. The tent card holder has an attached “box” to hold the business cards. Your Pregnancy Month by Month provides literacy-friendly information on a variety of topics related to each month of pregnancy, and was designed to be used by pregnant women, as well as those working with women who are pregnant. It is a resource that can be used by teachers who are sharing information about reproductive health and pregnancy with their students.

    Information Card, 2017


    This tent card holder can be used in conjunction with the business cards (8-831) to advertise the online resource, Your Pregnancy Month by Month. The tent card holder has an attached “box” to hold the business cards. Your Pregnancy Month by Month provides literacy-friendly information on a variety of topics related to each month of pregnancy, and was designed to be used by pregnant women, as well as those working with women who are pregnant. It is a resource that can be used by teachers who are sharing information about reproductive health and pregnancy with their students.

    SKU: 8-832
  • 8-831: Your Pregnancy Month to Month Business Card

    Your Pregnancy Month by Month Business Cards

    Information Card, 2017


    These business cards were created for pregnant women to take home as a reminder about the online resource, Your Pregnancy Month by Month. Your Pregnancy Month by Month provides literacy-friendly information on a variety of topics related to each month of pregnancy, and was designed to be used by pregnant women, as well as those working with women who are pregnant. It is a resource that can be used by teachers who are sharing information about reproductive health and pregnancy with their students.

    Information Card, 2017


    These business cards were created for pregnant women to take home as a reminder about the online resource, Your Pregnancy Month by Month. Your Pregnancy Month by Month provides literacy-friendly information on a variety of topics related to each month of pregnancy, and was designed to be used by pregnant women, as well as those working with women who are pregnant. It is a resource that can be used by teachers who are sharing information about reproductive health and pregnancy with their students.

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    SKU: 8-831