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Drugs and Pregnancy: What Is and Isn’t Safe?

Pregnancy is a very complex biological process, where a woman’s body undergoes drastic changes to accommodate the growing offspring inside her body. The use of drugs, whether legal or illegal,...

Myth #4: If My Child Were Addicted, I Would Know

You’ve known your child since the day you held him as a newborn. You know his moods, his interests, his mannerisms. But would you know if his partying had crossed...

How Dangerous is Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy?

A teratogen is an agent that results in the disturbance of the normal process of development of the embryo in a pregnant woman. Numerous substances are known to be teratogens. Depending...

After Pain Pill Addiction, Life in Sobriety Feels Like New Beginning

“When you start looking at life to see what you can give instead of what you can get, it changes everything," says Shelby. Three years sober after an addiction to pain pills, she's now focused on caring for her young son and supporting other young moms in recovery...

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