The news iS filled with information about babies exposed to prenatal drugs
There is great hope for these little ones with the proper care and
nurturing. Read on to learn more.
As more pregnant women use heroin, meth, other drugs, more babies suffer the consequences.
Babies Suffering with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Babies Suffering from Drug Exposure on the Rise
"Opioid deaths in Arizona nearly doubled over the past ten years. The number of babies born exposed to opioids grew more than twice as fast. In Arizona, the number of infants born with opioid withdrawal symptoms has increased almost five-fold during roughly the same period, going from 15 cases per 10,000 births in 2008, to 73 per 10,000 births in 2016." Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting