Grossarth S, Osmundson SS, Wiese AD, Phillips SE, Pham A, Leech AA, Patrick SW, Spieker AJ, Grijalva CG, Adgent MA. Maternal Opioid Use Disorder and the Risk of Postneonatal Infant Mortality. JAMA pediatrics. 2023 May 8. PMID: 37155175 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC10167598
The risk of serious long-term outcomes for infants born to individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) is not fully characterized, nor is it well understood whether risks are modified by infant diagnosis of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS).