Should Mothers Who Deliver Drug-Addicted Babies Be Charged With A Crime?
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Last May new research found the number of U.S. babies born with signs of opiate drug withdrawal had tripled in the last decade. Researchers say they saw a surge of pregnant women using painkillers and heroin. Weaning infants from drugs can take weeks, or months, and often requires a lengthy hospital stay. Does having a baby that's addicted to drugs make the mother a criminal? If some lawmakers in Iowa have their way - the answer could be yes.