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These are drug rehab centers for pregnant women addicted to drugs or alcohol. Using drugs or alcohol during pregnancy exposes not just the woman but also her developing fetus. It is critical to have adequate medical support while pregnant women undergo therapy.
Yes, detox and therapy are provided with adequate medical supervision. The physiological changes that occur during pregnancy give rise to unique medical and psychological complications, leading to specific needs for pregnant women during detox and therapy.
These drug rehab programs work to address women’s needs from a holistic perspective and strive to reduce barriers to accessing care. In addition, there is medical support and other behavioral therapies. These programs have shown significant success in engaging women early in their pregnancy.
Yes, these programs have shown success in helping women complete their treatment and increasing the likelihood that the patient will retain custody of their child.
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