• 2-459: Healthy Weight During Pregnancy

    Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

    Booklet, Revised 2021


    Healthy weight gain is important during pregnancy for the health of the woman and her growing baby. This booklet includes information on the benefits of gaining the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy, how to determine the amount of weight to gain during pregnancy, and recommendations for how to gain a healthy amount of weight. This booklet was developed in consultation with Saskatchewan dietitians, nurses, and other healthcare providers, as well as First Nations women.

    Recent updates include the latest Canada Food Guide recommendations, the importance of certain nutrients in pregnancy, and how to track weight gain during pregnancy using the My Saskatchewan Pregnancy app.

    Booklet, Revised 2021


    Healthy weight gain is important during pregnancy for the health of the woman and her growing baby. This booklet includes information on the benefits of gaining the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy, how to determine the amount of weight to gain during pregnancy, and recommendations for how to gain a healthy amount of weight. This booklet was developed in consultation with Saskatchewan dietitians, nurses, and other healthcare providers, as well as First Nations women.

    Recent updates include the latest Canada Food Guide recommendations, the importance of certain nutrients in pregnancy, and how to track weight gain during pregnancy using the My Saskatchewan Pregnancy app.

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    SKU: 2-459
  • 2-251: Common Non-prescription Medications in Pregnancy

    Common Non-prescription Medications in Pregnancy

    Fact Sheet, Revised 2021


    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 common OTC medications such as antacids, antihistamines, laxatives, cough and cold medications, herbal products, and many more that are used in pregnancy.

    Fact Sheet, Revised 2021


    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 common OTC medications such as antacids, antihistamines, laxatives, cough and cold medications, herbal products, and many more that are used in pregnancy.



    SKU: 2-251
  • 7-500: HCV and Pregnancy Fact Sheet

    HCV and Pregnancy Fact Sheet

    Fact Sheet, 2020


    This fact sheet provides information about hepatitis C (HCV) and pregnancy, including information about vertical transmission (from mother to baby) and the effects of HCV on pregnancy and infants.

    Fact Sheet, 2020


    This fact sheet provides information about hepatitis C (HCV) and pregnancy, including information about vertical transmission (from mother to baby) and the effects of HCV on pregnancy and infants.



    SKU: 7-500
  • 2-442: Gestational Diabetes Fact Sheet

    Gestational Diabetes Fact Sheet

    Fact Sheet, 2020


    Gestational diabetes, also known as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), is a sub-type of diabetes that is first identified during pregnancy. This fact sheet provides information on risk factors for developing GDM, its impact on maternal and child health, screening and diagnosis, as well as recommended management and primary prevention strategies.

    Fact Sheet, 2020


    Gestational diabetes, also known as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), is a sub-type of diabetes that is first identified during pregnancy. This fact sheet provides information on risk factors for developing GDM, its impact on maternal and child health, screening and diagnosis, as well as recommended management and primary prevention strategies.



    SKU: 2-442
  • 7-008: HIV and Pregnancy Care Guide

    HIV and Pregnancy – A Guide to Care

    Guide and Manual, Revised 2020


    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, Revised 2020


    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
  • Pregnancy & Alcohol : A Doctor’s Advice

    Pregnancy and Alcohol: A Doctor’s Advice

    Brochure, Revised 2019


    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, Revised 2019


    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    * For an updated version of the Maternal Mental Health Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide available through the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, please visit https://www.ehealthsask.ca/services/resources/Resources/EPDS-screening-2019.pdf

    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.

    * For an updated version of the Maternal Mental Health Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide available through the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, please visit https://www.ehealthsask.ca/services/resources/Resources/EPDS-screening-2019.pdf


    SKU: 2-102
  • 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.

    * For an updated version of the Maternal Mental Health Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide available through the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, please visit https://www.ehealthsask.ca/services/resources/Resources/EPDS-screening-2019.pdf

    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.

    * For an updated version of the Maternal Mental Health Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) Screening and Care Guide available through the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, please visit https://www.ehealthsask.ca/services/resources/Resources/EPDS-screening-2019.pdf


    SKU: 2-104
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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