Opioid maintenance treatment during pregnancy: occurrence and severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome. A national prospective study.

@article{Bakstad2009OpioidMT,
  title={Opioid maintenance treatment during pregnancy: occurrence and severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome. A national prospective study.},
  author={Brittelise Bakstad and Monica Sarfi and Gabrielle Katrine Welle-Strand and Edle Ravndal},
  journal={European addiction research},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={128-34}
}
BACKGROUND Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) is widely used to treat pregnant women with a history of opioid dependence. This study investigated whether maternal methadone/buprenorphine dose and nicotine use in pregnancy affects the occurrence and duration of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the infant. METHODS Forty-one pregnant women from OMT programmes in Norway who gave birth between January 2005 and January 2007 were enrolled in a national prospective study. Thirty-eight women (81… CONTINUE READING

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