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Pregnancy and Addiction Treatment

By Jeanene Swanson

The number of pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse is shockingly low, but options do exist. MORE  

Alcohol During Pregnancy Can Slow Teenage Brain Development

By Bryan Le

A team of researchers have found that children whose mothers drank even moderately during pregnancy suffered from dulled mental development. MORE  

Pregnancy Criminalization Laws Shed Light on Struggle of Mothers With Addiction

By Victoria Kim

Reproductive rights, criminal justice advocates, and most medical organizations have slammed Tennessee's draconian law punishing women addicts. MORE  

Drinking for Two, or Three

By Jeff Koyen

Why my wife and I decided drinking during pregnancy was a good idea MORE  

The Abortion That Saved my Life

By Anna David

While I was still doing cocaine and sleeping with the only guy who wouldn't judge me for doing it, I became pregnant.  MORE  

Drinking While Pregnant Could Become a Crime in England

By Bryan Le

A landmark case could soon decide that moms drinking while pregnant are criminally responsible for what happens to their children. MORE  

Smoking While Pregnant May Make Daughter Dependent on Nicotine

By Shawn Dwyer

Though researchers aren’t exactly sure why, but mom’s smoking during pregnancy raises the risk of her daughter becoming hooked on nicotine later in life. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Amanda Bynes' bong-throwing charges dismissed, France approves cannabis-based drug, teen chops off penis on meow meow, and drunk woman bites into roof. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 25, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire legalizes medical pot, smoking during pregnancy may lead to child's misbehavior, and British brewery releases Royal Baby beer. MORE  

Video: This Is Your Baby on Drugs

By May Wilkerson

Drug use during pregnancy is a major problem in the US. This video breaks it down. MORE  

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