…the least among us –

December 13, 2018 – The United States is mired in an opioid addiction crisis, and even babies haven’t escaped unscathed.  In the new study, researchers compared the head sizes of close to 860 babies born from 2014 to 2016, half with NAS and half from mothers who had not taken opioids while pregnant. Newborns with NAS had a head circumference nearly 1 centimeter smaller, on average, than babies not exposed to the drugs, the team found.

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