Posts Tagged pediatricians

‘I’m pregnant, I relapsed on heroin and I don’t want to kill my baby’

  On a morning in April, Kristen Cebada woke up and told herself: You have two choices. You can get heroin today or you can save your life and that of your unborn baby. Past experience had taught her that the longer she waited to stop using drugs, the harder itRead 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