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Pregnancy and Substance Abuse

  • By: Megan K. Guffey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Substance abuse and addiction are illnesses, just like any other, and need to be managed appropriately. This is especially true during pregnancy. During pregnancy, a woman's body must meet not only her own physiological and metabolic needs, but also those of ...

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