Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

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This is a Committee Opinion developed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Committee on Obstetric Practice and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (August 2017). This information is designed as an educational resource to aid clinicians in providing obstetric and gynecologic care and covers:
- effects of opioid use on pregnancy and pregnancy outcome
- screening for opioid Use and opioid use disorder in pregnancy
- treatment
- antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care
- Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and long-term infant outcomes
- recommendations and conclusions


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