The number of babies born with opiate withdrawal has tripled within eight years. In 2009, 13,500 babies with opiate withdrawal symptoms were born to mothers taking drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin - that's one baby every 40 minutes. Addiction to these drugs has ramped up dramatically, and many pregnant mothers don't realize the drugs will harm their babies.
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