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Substance Use

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Resources

 

Download the Cannabis Use during Breastfeeding / Lactation: A Discussion Guide for Health Care Providers (May 2019)

 

Download the Perinatal Substance Use and Cannabis Resource (April 2019)

 

Do you have a great resource and don't see it listed?  Please contact Christina Cantin ccantin@cmnrp.ca or 613-737-2660 ext 3246.

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION

 

 

Motherisk helpline is no longer able to offer their phone counseling service. 


Alternate Resources:


LactMed is an online database of medications breastfeeding mothers may be exposed to. It includes levels found  in breastmilk and infant blood and possible adverse effects. It also suggests alternatives where possible. 


Infant Risk Centre is a research centre for medication safety during pregnancy and lactation.

 

MotherToBaby Services Temporarily Unavailable for Canadian Residents

 

Le centre IMAGe- Info-Médicaments en Allaitement et Grossesse. 1-514-345-2333.

 

UK Teratology Information Service - Best use of medicines in pregnancy.

 

 

Services & Programs in the Champlain and South East

 

Mental Health Services and Programs - Download Substance Use Services and Programs - Download

 

 

 

News reports

 

One-third of pregnant women don’t think cannabis will harm their babies: study (Global News, January 23, 2019)

 

 

Articles

 

Association between self-reported prenatal cannabis use and maternal, perinatal, and neonatal outcomes. (Jama June, 2019)

 

Trends and correlates of cannabis in pregnancy, Ontario 2012-2017  (Canadian Journal of Public Health, February 2019)

 

Women's perspectives about cannabis use … An integrative review  (Science Direct, February 2019)

 

Beliefs and attitudes regarding prenatal marijuana use (PubMed, January, 2019)

 

 

Clinical Practice Guidelines

 

Guidelines for the Identification and Management of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy (WHO, 2014)

 

Substance Use in Pregnancy (SOGC, 2017)

 

 

Policy / Position Statements

 

Marijuana use during Pregnancy and Lactation (ACOG, 2017)

 

 

Health Care Provider Resources

 

Cannabis: Implications for Pregnancy, Fetal Development, and Longer- Term Health Outcomes (Cook & Blake, 2018) 

 

Is Cannabis Safe During Preconception, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding? (Health Canada, 2018)  

 

Cannabis Use in the Childbearing Years: An Evidence Summary for Healthcare Providers (Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, 2018)  

 

CTV interview with Dr. Jocelyn Cook from the SOGC re: Cannabis in pregnancy and breastfeeding (October, 2018) (4:57 mins)  

 

Substance Use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Opioids & Marijuana Dr. Kaylin Klie, MD, MA (October, 2018) (65:05 mins) 

 

Cannabis and Pregnancy: Getting Ahead of Policy (Thunder Bay District Health Unit, 2018)

 

Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis Maternal Cannabis Use during Pregnancy – An Update (Canadian Centre of Substance Use and Addiction, 2018)

 

Marijuana Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Guidance. For Colorado Health Care Providers Prenatal Visits (Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, 2017)

 

Doorways to Conversation (bilingual resource) (Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health, 2018)

 

Information for Health Care Professionals: Cannabis (marihuana, marijuana) and the Cannabinoids (Health Canada, 2013) 

 

 

Resources for Families

 

Thinking about Using Cannabis Before or During Pregnancy  (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2018)

 

Thinking about Using Cannabis While Parenting (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2018)

 

What you Need to Know about Marijuana Use and Pregnancy (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017)

 

Women and Cannabis (Education and Training Council, Alberta FASD Cross Ministry Committee, 2017)

 

Risks of Cannabis on Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Parenting (Best Start Resource Centre, 2017)

 

Marijuana and Breastfeeding (St. Josephs Healthcare Hamilton, 2015)

 

Cannabis in Canada – Get the Facts  (Health Canada, 2018)

 

Pregnancy Info (SOGC, 2018)

 
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