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Drug Rehab Centers for Pregnant Women in Nova Scotia

Last updated on: Wednesday, 19 October 2022

Drug rehab centers for pregnant women in Nova Scotia provide specific support and care. It should not be a challenging task to find a program that can assist while pregnant. Treatment for pregnant women needs special care and attention with different aspects of withdrawal, care for the baby to come, making sure the mother gets proper nutrients, and more. Drugs can harm the baby so much that it can be irreversible.


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  • What is a drug rehab center for pregnant women?

    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.

  • Do drug rehab centers for pregnant women provide detox and 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.

  • What type of help is provided for pregnant women at drug rehab?

    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.

  • Does drug rehab for women help the client keep their child?

    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.

  • Want to know more?

    The questions from DrugRehab.ca’s “Ask a Professional” are answered by Nickolaus Hayes. If you need further clarification on any of the questions above or have any other questions you can contact him directly at N.hayes@drugrehab.ca.




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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.