Promising New Model of Care for Opioid Exposed Babies

Baby in pain

Neonatal exposure to opioids places babies at risk for a painful condition called neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOW). Symptoms of this condition may include respiratory problems, seizures, severe irritability, sleep disruption, and difficulty feeding. At least one baby in the U.S. is born every 24 minutes with NOW. Researchers recently investigated whether a treatment approach […]