Narcotic addiction in pregnancy.

@article{Stone1971NarcoticAI,
  title={Narcotic addiction in pregnancy.},
  author={M. L. Stone and L. J. Salerno and M. Green and C. Zelson},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1971},
  volume={109 5},
  pages={
          716-23
        }
}
Abstract It is estimated that there are 25,000 female addicts in the Metropolitan area of New York City. As a consequence, we are faced with a significant number of pregnant addicts. Our study of over 300 such patients demonstrates the problems they present. Over 90 per cent of these women had no or inadequate prenatal care. The incidence of maternal complications has been markedly higher than in our general clinic population. Obstetric complications include prematurity, toxemia, breech births… Expand
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