Drug addiction in pregnancy and the neonate.

@article{Blinick1976DrugAI,
  title={Drug addiction in pregnancy and the neonate.},
  author={George Blinick and Robert C. Wallach and E Jer{\'e}z and Bruce D. Ackerman},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1976},
  volume={125 2},
  pages={
          135-42
        }
}
Drug addiction during pregnancy has been managed in two ways: the detoxification program and the methadone-maintenance treatment program. In the detoxification program, there have been few complications for the mother and child except for low birth weight, meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and an increase in breech presentation. The methadone-maintenance treatment program at this time is the most satisfactory approach to the treatment of heroin addiction. The complications of pregnancy in this… CONTINUE READING
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