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Addressing the Peril of Illicit Drug Use for Pregnancy: Medication Assisted Treatment & Integrated Care
March 8, 2016

Pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder present with a host of special maternal care needs. Studies have found that both Methadone and Buprenorphine have helped to reduce illicit drug use behaviors and promote pre-natal care. Research also suggests that medication assisted treatment with opioid agonists may influence positive birth outcomes, however, this medical intervention must be delivered wi