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1-877-439-2744 Motherisk Helpline
1-800-436-8477 Morning Sickness
1-877-327-4636 Alcohol and Substance
1-866-937-7678 Exercise in Pregnancy
1-888-246-5840 HIV and HIV Treatment
416-813-6780 Motherisk Helpline

HIV Treatment In Pregnancy

Motherisk HIV Healthline and Network at 1-888-246-5840. Call toll free for information and counseling

HIV Testing

For people who are not sure whether they should be tested for HIV or not, Health Canada has a Web site that explores the reasons why someone should be tested and what an HIV test involves from initial consent to finding out the results. Visit Health Canada

Receiving a positive HIV diagnosis is a stressful experience for anyone. The Voices of Positive Women, an advocacy and support organization for Canadian women answers the question "So you've tested positive" with practical and supportive advice for newly diagnosed women (or anyone). Visit Voices of Positive Women

Aids.Org has questions and answers about HIV testing, including an anonymous survey to determine if you are at risk.

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