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Topic: Women’s / Men’s Health

Pregnancy and addiction

Nicotine/tobacco. Consequences are premature birth, underweight, problems of behavious and retarded development.

Alcohol. The most dangerous drug for unborn children. Fetal-alcohol-syndrome shows various symptoms like deformities, heart problems etc.

Opioides. Newborns of heroin addicted women suffer under withdrawal symptoms, screaming, feeding and sleeping problems.

Cocaine. Deformities in the urogenital tract. Irritability and shaking.

Tranquilizers. Withdrawal symptoms over weeks.

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MOTHER - Maternal Opioid Treatment Human Experimental Research

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Pregnancy and substance abuse