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Opioid Use in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Resources and CDC Expert Commentary

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014. Studies of opioid exposure in pregnancy suggest increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes including stillbirth, higher rates of… Read More »