• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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