Not too many people think about the babies that are born to a woman doing heroin or any drug for that matter while pregnant, but opioids are the worst. I have seen what it does to a newborn baby. My sister adopted a baby with opioids in her system. She cried for 6 months straight. My sister had to keep her swaddled all the time. It was rough. Now at the age 9 years old she has a gamete of neurological and behavioral problems. These pregnant girls do care about the the life growing in them, but the drug keeps them from getting help. A few make into rehab and they in my opinion, should be celebrated.
The state’s first treatment center for drug-exposed babies is set to open next month in Kettering. Brigid’s Path aims to provide inpatient medical care for newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome, also known as NAS.
Ohio Department of Health numbers show in 2015, roughly six babies a day were admitted to Ohio hospitals for NAS. READ MORE: