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New Mothers Overcoming Addiction Face A World of Obstacles

BOSTON GLOBE (01/29) – “We take intensive care of women during pregnancy. Postpartum, we drop them like a hot potato,” said Daisy J. Goodman, a clinical assistant professor at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. In Massachusetts, nearly four in 10 deaths among women who gave birth between 2011 and 2015 were caused by opioid overdoses, compared with two in 10 among women who did not give birth. Read more

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