New fact sheets offer providers guidance on care for pregnant mothers with OUD. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a series of Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby: Opioids in Pregnancy fact sheets. These four new fact sheets emphasize the importance of continuing a mother’s treatment throughout her pregnancy and can be distributed by a variety of healthcare professionals.
Fact sheet topics include information on opioid use disorder (OUD) and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome and personal considerations to address before hospital discharge. Click here to access these fact sheets.