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First, be aware of all the support options that may be available where you live—they may encompass a broad range, including: Detox and residential drug or alcohol treatment Obstetric and pediatric care Medication-assisted treatment that can reduce cravings for certain drugs, such as heroin and other. Examples of addiction treatment services offered to pregnant women include: Detox services Obstetric and pediatric care Pharmacological tools Therapy and counseling Parenting education and vocational training Support groups Transitional services Relapse prevention and aftercare programs. About 4.5 million women in the United States are struggling with substance use disorder (SUD). Many of these women are also pregnant. Not only is alcohol and drug use dangerous for the mother, but it can also put the health of the developing fetus at risk.

Phone Number 1-412-578-5575 The Perinatal Hope Program at Allegheny Health Network’s West Penn Hospital provides individualized treatment and support for pregnant women who are struggling with addiction. We are committed to helping mothers get the medical, social, and educational services they need to deliver healthier babies. People who suffer from addiction to stimulants like cocaine respond in a similar manner to various treatment options. Treating cocaine addiction with a supervised detox and individualized management plan, in conjunction with therapy, has been shown to work best for people who struggle with cocaine addiction, including pregnant women.

Treatments may include medication management options beyond those used during detoxification. 6 For example, methadone (a prescription opioid medication used to limit withdrawal and reduce cravings for opioids) paired with behavioral therapies and strong prenatal care can reduce harm to the mother and baby. 6 Though this treatment is used in practice, it. The baby may become drowsy, have trouble breathing, and may not eat well.

For anyone with a powerful addiction to drugs, the best option is residential drug addiction treatment. Comprehensive addiction treatment for pregnant women may include the following: Medical detox, if needed A specialized treatment plan designed by professionals from various specialties Pregnancy education and counseling Parenting training Individual, group, and family therapy Assessment and therapy. Treatment for Pregnant Women with Chemical Dependency Pregnant women with chemical dependency are treated at our Chemically Using Pregnant Women’s Program at Swedish Ballard. Our program is only for pregnant women and focuses on their particular needs. The program has been serving pregnant women in the northwest for more than 25 years.

Gender-related drug abuse treatment should attend not only to biological differences but also to social and environmental factors, all of which can influence the motivations for drug use, the reasons for seeking treatment, the types of environments where treatment is obtained, the treatments that are most effective, and the consequences of not receiving treatment. Many life.

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As the addicted pregnant woman may be wary of health care providers owing to previous experiences, prevention services, diagnosis, and referral to treatment should be available within a prenatal clinic setting.

“Principles of Addiction Medicine” by Richard K. Ries, Shannon C. Miller, David A. Fiellin
from Principles of Addiction Medicine
by Richard K. Ries, Shannon C. Miller, David A. Fiellin
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Even if the pregnant addict wishes to seek treatment, she might meet closed doors.

“Child Abuse and Neglect E-Book: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence” by Carole Jenny
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Comanagement with an addiction specialist is ideal in the care of a pregnant patient with SUD.

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Pregnant women who are drug dependent require management of their addiction as well as pregnancy care; referral to a multidisciplinary team is crucial.

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from Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series
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Pregnant women who are physiologically dependent on legal or illicit drugs need immediate professional help.

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Substance abuse treatment services for pregnant women: Psychosocial and behavioral approaches.

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from Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition
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Group psychotherapy with methadone maintained pregnant women.

“Developmental Psychopathology: Perspectives on Adjustment, Risk, and Disorder” by Suniya S. Luthar, Luthar et al, Jacob A. Burack, John R. Weisz, Dante Cicchetti, Professor of School/Applied Developmental Psychology and Director of the McGill Youth Study Team Jacob A Burack, Donald J. Cohen, Professor of Child Psychiatry Pediatrics and Psychology and Director Child Study Center Donald J Cohen, M D
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Intrapartum and postpartum analgesia for women maintained on methadone during pregnancy.

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Meanwhile, pregnant women who would like treatment for their addiction can seldom access it because treatment centers do not meet the needs of pregnant women.

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from Radical Reproductive Justice: Foundation, Theory, Practice, Critique
by Loretta Ross, Erika Derkas, et. al.
Feminist Press at CUNY, 2017

Many women also find that self-help fellowships such as Cocaine Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, or Nar-Anon (for families of substance abusers) are helpful in providing long-term support and preventing relapses.

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from The New Harvard Guide to Women’s Health
by Karen J. Carlson, Stephanie A. Eisenstat, et. al.
Harvard University Press, 2004

Oktay Kutluk

Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

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