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The dangers of abusing opiates during pregnancy

October 25th, 2016

Did you know that the abuse of heroin or other opiates during pregnancy has shown to increase the likelihood of prenatal obstetric complications by 600%? Opiates such as heroin, prescribed painkillers, and anti-withdrawal drugs such as methadone, can all have serious and detrimental effects on existing and future pregnancies.  If you are pregnant, or are […]

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Prenatal addiction and postpartum services

June 28th, 2014

Although drug abuse among prenatal women is not common, the detrimental effects for women who do abuse drugs or alcohol during pregnancy can last for generations. As the abuse of opiate drugs including heroin and pain medications has escalated in recent years, so has the rise of prenatal addiction for these substances. According to a […]

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