|COCAINE & THE UNBORN BABY
This research discusses cocaine use during pregnancy. High rates of drug abuse by women during childbearing ages are reported; children born to these women are vulnerable to the effects of this abuse. An understanding of the effects of drug abuse on both the mother and the child, during and after pregnancy, is necessary. Preventative interventions need to be developed for this problem, and nurse home interventions are considered.
Mother & Child Effects
Reports indicate that tremendous numbers of mothers and infants are affected by substance abuse; dysfunctional families with medical and socioeconomic problems are found, which appear