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Partner with Mothers to Seek and Support Recovery Post Prenatal Opioid Exposure
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2019
The infographic outlines fundamental opportunities presented to pediatricians when treating families with a history of opioid use. Screening and early identification of prenatal opioid use, along with appropriate referrals for both mothers and infants, are key to sustaining the mother-infant dyad. Pediatricians can build a supportive environment and advance an empathetic strength-based approach to engage mothers with OUDs into care and treatment.