Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’

Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’
Click to see related video story on WISH TV INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Rheleane Hobbs has worked as a nurse for kids and babies and babies’ moms for more than 20 years. “I love taking care of the babies, but I love taking care of pregnant moms,” she said. But itRead more

Pill-Popping Mommas: ‘Many’ Pregnant Women Take Opioids, CDC Finds

Millions of American women of childbearing age take opioids — and many are swallowing the prescription painkillers before realizing they’re pregnant, endangering their unborn babies, federal health officials warned Thursday. In a first-ever analysis of the problem’s scope, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that a third ofRead more