There is NO 100% safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy.

Posts Tagged newborn babies

Newborns with opioid withdrawal do better cared for by mom, versus stay in intensive care

Newborns with opioid withdrawal do better cared for by mom, versus stay in intensive care
Health experts say babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome (not pictured) and their mothers should room together in hospital when possible, rather than the baby being sent for treatment to the neonatal intensive care unit. (Joerg Sarbach/Associated Press) With the opioid crisis leading to a rising number of babies suffering withdrawalRead more

N.J warns pregnant substance abusers to get help

Across the country, states are grappling with rising numbers of newborns suffering from their mothers’ use of drugs or alcohol. New Jersey is no exception. Since 2008, the number of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome has doubled. In 2016, 685 babies were affected in the Garden State. When babiesRead more

For Newborns Exposed To Opioids, Health Issues May Be The Least Of Their Problems

For Newborns Exposed To Opioids, Health Issues May Be The Least Of Their Problems All Things Considered recently ran a story about Newborns Exposed To Opioids. This article appeared originally at www.npr.org Babies exposed to opioids in utero may experience withdrawal symptoms at birth, but these symptoms are treatable. Typically, the babiesRead more