➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
PA: Babies addicted to drugs surging in Pa.
PennLive – September 28, 2016
The frequency of pregnant women being hospitalized for problems related to drug abuse rose by 120 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to a new report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. Report: http://www.phc4.org/reports/researchbriefs/neonatal/092716/docs/researchbrief_neonatal_2000-2015.pdf/ Also: Rate of drug-dependent newborns in Beaver County up nearly 400 percent since 2000: http://www.ellwoodcityledger.com/news/local_news/rate-of-drug-dependent-newborns-in-beaver-county-up-nearly/article_a75ac496-8594-11e6-8568-277922480bda.html