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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Substance Use: Facts & Myths (Hospital Session A...

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Grand River Hospital

901 King Street West

RM K202 Kaufman Building (next to the Cancer Centre)

Kitchener, ON N2G 1G4

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If you are a health professional/primary care provider, please join us for an information session on pregnancy, breastfeeding and substance use with Dr. Lisa Graves.

Topics covered include:

  • substance use during pregnancy (marijana, cocaine, opioids)

  • best practices for treating neo-natal abstinence disorder

  • pregnancy/breastfeeding and opioid subsitution therapies

  • addressing stigma

This is a free event and lunch will be provided.

Dr. Graves is a family physician and graduate of the University of Ottawa. She completed her residency in family medicine and enhanced skills training in maternal and child health at McGill University. She maintains an active practice including addictions with a special interest in women, substance use and pregnancy. She is an author of over 50 peer reviewed papers including a number related to substance use and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Her clinical, teaching and research interests include medical education, maternal/child health and vulnerable populations.

The session will be offered at Grand River Hospital in the Kaufman Building (located beside the Cancer Centre) in RM K202.

This session will also be available via OTN. OTN details will follow closer to the event date.


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Grand River Hospital

901 King Street West

RM K202 Kaufman Building (next to the Cancer Centre)

Kitchener, ON N2G 1G4

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