Using drugs or alcohol is particularly dangerous during pregnancy, and can cause issues such as fetal alcohol syndrome. Learn about the dangers and how to get help if you or a loved one is struggling.

1 in 9 U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy, Report Says

New research shows that 1 out of 9 women drink while pregnant. Learn why so many pregnant women are consuming alcohol.
Drug Addiction

Addicted Babies

Every year, roughly 10,000 babies are born addicted to opioids. Their first days of life are excruciating ─ consisting of stiff limbs, tremors, extreme diarrhea, fever, irritability, and excessive crying.

Study: Binge Drinking Could Be Harmful to Your Baby - Even Before You’re Pregnant

We all know that drinking during pregnancy is harmful, and even potentially deadly for the fetus, but a recent study has found that heavy drinking even before conception could impact the health of future children.