Babies Born Dependent on Drugs on the Rise

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Babies Born Dependent on Drugs on the Rise Throughout the country, there has been a recent increase of the number of babies being born addicted to drugs. This tragic, harsh reality is prompting some hospitals to hire volunteers to hold and attempt to comfort the babies during the time they are experiencing withdrawal. Because the baby’s central nervous systems are affected by the drug dependency, they are very irritable and unhappy after birth. Many hospitals have found that these babies are comforted by...

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