Newborn Nursery at LPCH

In Utero Drug Exposure

Unfortunately, in utero drug exposure remains a relatively common problem among newborns.  Because the patterns of use and drugs of choice vary, it is important for health professionals to be aware of the effects of a variety of substances on the newborn. 

 

Neonatal Drug Withdrawal -- AAP

Sample Withdrawal Scoring Sheet -- LPCH

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- video clip

 

 

 

 

 

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