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Prenatal Drug Exposure

Prenatal drug and or alcohol exposure can cause permanent damage to a fetus (unborn child).

What is Prenatal Drug Exposure?

When a woman takes drugs or drinks alcohol during pregnancy, changes can occur in the body and brain of her baby causing long-term effects.

Drugs that may affect a fetus during development can be illegal or prescription medications, including:

  • Alcohol
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Inhalants
  • Nicotine (cigarettes)

What are the signs and symptoms of Prenatal Drug Exposure?

Babies born after prenatal drug exposure may have a variety of symptoms, including:

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