Opioid Use During Pregnancy and Associated Risks

Opioid use Disorder during pregnancy can pose a number of consequences for the unborn baby.  Usage of opioids by expecting mothers, which include codeine, morphine, and oxycodone, can cause the unborn baby to experience withdrawals – especially when the mother’s intake of opioid-based medications are inconsistent and fluctuate.  Opioid use can also cause harm to…

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