This series of four fact sheets emphasizes the importance of continuing a mother’s treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) throughout pregnancy. The series includes information on OUD and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and considerations to address before hospital discharge.
An overview of the fact sheets can be accessed at: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Opioid-Use-Disorder-and-Pregnancy/sma18-5071
The fact sheets include:
Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy | pdf (85.26 KB) Getting the help and support you need from your healthcare professionals
Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy | pdf (89.2 KB) Some important things to know about OUD treatment during pregnancy, as well as the Do’s and Don’ts for making sure you receive the best treatment possible.
Treating Babies Who Were Exposed to Opioids Before Birth | pdf (81.65 KB) Some important things to know about what to expect if your baby needs special care after birth, as well as the Do’s and Don’ts for understanding and responding to your baby’s needs.
Good Care While Receiving Opioid Use Disorder Treatment | pdf (83.78 KB) Some important things to know about OUD and caring for your baby, as well as the Do’s and Don’ts for creating a healthy environment for your family.
Source: SAMHSA.gov – August 2018