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How Does Addiction Impact Pregnancy?

Some women struggle with substance abuse when they’re pregnant. In fact, between 2006 and 2010, one out of every 13 American women who were pregnant reported that they drank alcohol. One out of every 17 reported that they engaged in binge drinking. Apart from increasing the chances of their children having fetal alcohol spectrum disorders…

women and addiction

Women and Addiction

Addiction affects people from all walks of life. Both men and women struggle with various types of addiction and co-occurring disorders, like depression. For women, addiction may stem from sexual trauma, social pressure, motherhood, and challenges unique to the female experience. Many women abusing alcohol and drugs may attempt to detox at home. They often…