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.
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
Vertical (Mother-to-child) Transmission of HIV: Prevention, Treatment, and Education
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.Download the Vertical Transmission Executive SummarySKU: 7-501
HIV: Healthy Pregnancies and Healthy Babies
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.SKU: 7-005