Cannabis Use in the Childbearing Years: An Evidence Summary for Healthcare Providers
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.
Screening for HIV as Part of Prenatal Care Prior to Week 36
This algorithm provides Saskatchewan-specific guidelines for HIV screening in pregnant women prior to 36 weeks gestation.SKU: 7-009
Are You Positive You’re Negative?
This poster emphasizes the importance of testing for HIV during pregnancy.SKU: 7-011
Pregnancy and Alcohol: A Doctor’s Advice
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.SKU: 3-151
HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy
This poster states that HIV positive women can have healthy babies and highlights the importance of prenatal care.SKU: 7-004