Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Literature Review
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Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a condition whereby some infants exposed to particular substances in utero experience a variety of postnatal withdrawal symptoms shortly after birth. Increased rates of NAS have been reported in Canada over the past decade. This review provides information about the development and effects of NAS, modes of assessment, treatment options (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological), care guidelines for parents and caregivers, and primary prevention strategies.
Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and Risks to Children
Fact Sheet, Revised 2017
This fact sheet defines what electronic cigarette devices are and how they can be harmful to the health of children and youth. This resource outlines tips for parents to avoid injury or accidental poisoning from electronic cigarettes.SKU: 4-301
The Baby Human 2
Imagine being thrust into a world where you cannot speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.
Series Two of this groundbreaking program takes a look inside the mind of a baby, revealing how they think, communicate, and observe. Episodes include: To Feel, To Belong, and To Relate. Also includes segments on less common baby names and their meanings, and baby trivia.SKU: 5-V-528
Preparing for Parenthood (I Am Your Child Video Series)
Becoming a parent is one of life’s most wonderful – and challenging – experiences. If you are planning a pregnancy, there are many things you can do right now to help give your future child the best possible start in life. If you’re already pregnant, you can begin making changes today that will help your baby enter the world as healthy as possible.SKU: 5-V-517
Sexually Transmitted Infections: What You Need to Know
Booklet, Revised 2021
Saskatchewan has high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). If STIs are not treated, they can cause serious health issues for individuals and unborn babies. This booklet is designed for use with youth. It provides information about nine different STIs including possible symptoms, how they are spread, how to get tested, and what happens if they are not treated. Information about the impact of STIs on fertility, pregnancy, and newborn babies is also shared.SKU: 7-017