IN UTERO & PREGNANCY

Increase in Maternal Opioid Use Disorder and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

2019-03-14T21:36:58-04:00

Use of opioids during pregnancy can result in a drug withdrawal syndrome in newborns called neonatal abstinence syndrome or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NAS/NOWS).  Every 15 minutes a baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal. https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/infographics/dramatic-increases-in-maternal-opioid-use-neonatal-abstinence-syndrome

Increase in Maternal Opioid Use Disorder and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome2019-03-14T21:36:58-04:00

Fentanyl, Drugs, Alcohol Use In Utero – Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

2019-03-09T21:48:11-04:00

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) throughout the United States has risen dramatically. Fentanyl is approximately 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more potent than heroin. 1 in 10 pregnant women reported alcohol use. https://issuu.com/usdtl/docs/neotox_winterspring_2019_for_issuu?e=16760800/68221836

Fentanyl, Drugs, Alcohol Use In Utero – Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)2019-03-09T21:48:11-04:00