Helping Babies: Perinatal Addiction in the Opioid Epidemic – In-Training

Read article - An article by John Damianos Geisel '20, in which he writes about the prevalence of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)—the collection of withdrawal symptoms that neonates present with at birth following prenatal exposure to narcotics—in New Hampshire. The article quotes Alison Holmes, associate professor of pediatrics, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, who has collaborated with the Moms in Recovery Program to educate addicted mothers on NAS and how they can participate in the care of their child.