Webinar: The Effects of Cannabis during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

On March 21st 2019,  the Evidence Exchange Network EENet and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario co-hosted a webinar on the effects of cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This is part one of a four-part webinar series that focuses on cannabis use across the lifespan. 

Watch the webinar recording and download the slides

Presenters:

  • Sarah Konefal, PhD, Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
  • Elena Hasheminejad, RN, BScN, Public Health Nurse, York Public Health
  • Ann Ciniglio, RN, BScN, IBCLC, Public Health Nurse, York Public Health

 

Objectives:

  • Understand the prevalence of cannabis use in Ontario for specific populations.
  • Understand the risks and harms of cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Understand health education for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Explore resources available for health care providers and/or persons who use cannabis.

 

Funding for this educational opportunity is provided by Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.