Tag: neonatal abstinence syndrome

What you need to know about pain medication and pregnancy

What you need to know about pain medication and pregnancy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 191 million opioid prescriptions were American patients in 2017. Prescrip ...
Preventing neonatal abstinence syndrome in your baby

Preventing neonatal abstinence syndrome in your baby

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (also called NAS) is a group of conditions caused when a baby withdraws from certain drugs he’s exposed to in the wom ...
Treating for Two: Medication safety before and during pregnancy

Treating for Two: Medication safety before and during pregnancy

  During National Women’s Health Week this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center on Birth Defects and ...
Prescription opioids and breastfeeding

Prescription opioids and breastfeeding

Prescription opioids are medicines used to relieve pain your health care provider may prescribe if you’ve been injured or had surgery or dental wo ...

Opioids and birth defects -an update

Prescription opioids are painkillers your health care provider may prescribe if you’ve been injured or had surgery. Prescription opioids include: ...

Neonatal abstinence syndrome

“The March of Dimes has made it a priority to help and support women and infants affected by opioid use and other substance use disorders,” says Stace ...