Resources & Forms

Overview of Hotline Case Management Services

This patient handout describes the Hotline case managment services that are available to pregnant HIV-positive women if they provide consent by signing a Hotline release of information form.

What Women Need to Know Booklet

Developed by the FXB Center, What Women Need to Know: The HIV Treatment Guidelines for Pregnant Women is a educational booklet written at a US grade 6 reading level that provides information to pregnant women with HIV. The booklet discusses recommended antiretroviral... - Read More

HIV & Women and Pregnancy Fact Sheets

A collection of fact sheets on HIV and women and HIV and pregnancy, including information about prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission during pregnancy, childbirth and after birth.    

Hotline Release of Information

To be used by providers to link their patients to case management and specialty care. Once signed by the patient, the release of information authorizes the Hotline to receive and share information about the patient and exposed infant with identified institutions and... - Read More

Providers of HIV-Related Obstetric and Pediatric Care in Illinois

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline partners with medical providers throughout Illinois and neighboring states specializing in the care of HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns. Our partners include:   CHICAGO Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of... - Read More

HIV Prenatal Class Information

The Mother and Child Alliance (MACA) developed prenatal classes specifically for pregnant women living with HIV entitled Making Sense of HIV and Pregnancy. These classes are designed to educate and prepare women for pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period... - Read More

HIV Prenatal Class Curriculum

Developed by the Mother and Child Alliance (MACA), Making Sense of HIV and Pregnancy, is a 3-day prenatal class specifically designed for pregnant women with HIV.

Neonatal AZT Instructions

This patient handout, developed by the Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline, is designed to assist mothers in administering neonatal AZT (Zidovudine, Retrovir) to their newborn infants. It includes information on timely dosing and what to do if the infant spits up the medication... - Read More

Support Groups

HIV and pregnancy can be very isolating. It may be helpful to seek out a support group either in person or online. There are professionals that can help pregnant women with HIV talk about their feelings, talk to partners about an HIV diagnosis, discuss safe sex options and ... - Read More