Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy

Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy

SAMHSA

Posted in: Parenting In Recovery
If you have an opioid use disorder (OUD) and are pregnant, you can take helpful steps now to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. During pregnancy, OUD should be treated with medicines, counseling, and recovery support. Good prenatal care is also very important. Ongoing contact between the healthcare professionals treating your OUD and those supporting your pregnancy is very important.