➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Don’t Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
Health Day – February 20, 2017
Prevention and treatment, not legal action, should be the focus when dealing with pregnant women who use opioids, a leading pediatricians’ group says.
Also: Report: A Public Health Response to Opioid Use in Pregnancy: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2017/02/16/peds.2016-4070
Also: Information Gateway resource: Heroin/Other Opioids and Child Welfare: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/bhw/casework/families-sud/drug/heroin/