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Will my baby be born addicted to methadone?

No, your baby is not “addicted “after birth. However, because your baby is physically dependent on methadone and will withdraw after birth. The withdrawal may or may not result in clinical symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). NAS is a treatable condition and multiple studies have found no long term damage to babies born with NAS.

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