Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A guide for parents of babies at risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is when babies have symptoms due to certain medicines their mothers used (like opioids or methadone) during pregnancy. When the baby is born he or she is not to receive the medicine but may still depend on it. This can lead to symptoms of withdrawal.

Publisher: St. Luke’s Children Hospital

Published: June 2015 (2 pages)

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