Resources & Forms

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

Enhanced Case Management Consent

Authorizes the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative's enhanced case manager to work with the client to develop a medical and social service care plan and to collect and share information as described in the consent.

HIV Prenatal Class Information

The Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI) developed prenatal classes specifically for pregnant women with HIV entitled Making Sense of HIV and Pregnancy. These classes are designed to educate and prepare HIV-positive women for pregnancy, labor and delivery,... - Read More

HIV Prenatal Class Curriculum

Developed by the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative, 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

IDPH Screening Recommendations for Pregnant Women

Intrauterine or perinatally transmitted STIs, Hepatitis B/C, and HIV can have debilitating effects on pregnant women, their partners, and their fetuses. All pregnant women and their sex partners should be questioned and if needed, counseled about the possibility of these... - Read More

Case Management Protocols

These protocols provide a guide to the case management services offered by the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI). The Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative Referral Policy provides guidelines for appropriate referrals of HIV-infected pregnant women... - Read More

Congenital Syphilis

Health care providers are required by Illinois law (410 ILCS 320/1) to screen all pregnant women for syphilis infection during the first prenatal visit and during the third trimester. In the event any blood tests shall show a positive or inconclusive result an additional... - Read More