In general, a coordinated multidisciplinary approach without criminal sanctions has the best chance of helping families.

Opioid use in pregnancy has escalated dramatically in recent years, paralleling the epidemic observed in the general population. To combat the opioid epidemic, all health care providers need to take an active role. Pregnancy provides an important opportunity to identify and treat women with substance use disorders.
Authors American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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