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Risks babies face when mothers use opioids

Newborn BabyFor children older than age two, studies showed those with prenatal exposure to methadone had higher fear, aggression and anxiety, and lower attention — but again, Conradt said, it wasn’t clear whether those problems were caused by opioid exposure or the environment the kids were growing up in.

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Should pregnant women use opioids? Research isn’t clear

Last Updated: 10/2/19