Caring for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder

@article{Lee2019CaringFP,
  title={Caring for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder},
  author={Yeon Woo Lee and Kelley Saia},
  journal={Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={8},
  pages={9-14}
}
Purpose of ReviewThe US opioid epidemic continues historic trends of disproportionately affecting women. However, attention to the rise in neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) and other types of neonatal care often overshadow the urgent need for improved and more wide-ranging maternal treatment in the peripartum period.Recent FindingsThis review aims to highlight the trends in maternal morbidity and mortality related to substance use disorder (SUD), to discuss the under-funding of woman… CONTINUE READING

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