Child Injuries

What Types of Opioids are Harmful During Pregnancy?

Prescription opioids are painkillers that a doctor may prescribe after someone has had an injury. As the dangers of opioids become more well-known, women who…

What is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)?

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a condition affecting newborns that were exposed to addictive opiate or opioid drugs while in the mother’s womb. When a…

Is it Safe to Take Opioids While Pregnant?

Women take opioids for a number of different reasons. There are cases in which the woman is suffering from severe pain, and has been prescribed…

Caring for a Baby Born to an Opioid-Addicted Mother

The number of babies born to opioid-addicted mothers in the country is on the rise. With no sign of the epidemic dwindling, this is likely…

Does a Mother who was Addicted to Opioids During Pregnancy Have a Case?

Just as tobacco companies were once sued for causing undue harm to smokers, those in the healthcare industry are now being sued for pushing addictive…

Is There Treatment for Babies Born to Opioid-Addicted Mothers?

Many of those addicted to opioids are pregnant women. Some of these women are taking drugs they have been prescribed for pain, while others are…