Journal of Perinatology Archives
Babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms on rise
Apr. 30, 2015—The number of infants born in the United States with drug withdrawal symptoms, also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), nearly doubled in a four-year period.
Care for newborns with drug withdrawal uneven: study
Jul. 17, 2014—In the United States, one infant is born each hour with drug withdrawal, known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), after being exposed to opioid medications like oxycodone in utero.