Prenatal and postpartum care of women with substance use disorders.

  title={Prenatal and postpartum care of women with substance use disorders.},
  author={Sarah Gopman},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={41 2},
The incidence of substance abuse in pregnancy is substantial and affects pregnancy health and outcomes. Multiple challenges exist in the identification of women with substance abuse disorders in pregnancy and the provision of care. A multidisciplinary approach has been shown to be most successful in providing comprehensive and effective care. This article outlines key aspects of prenatal and postpartum care, with a brief overview provided of intrapartum care. Issues covered include screening… CONTINUE READING
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