NEONATAL DRUG DEPENDENCY SYNDROME

typically results in a low weight of the child which is due to a mothers drug addiction or usage which penetrates the placenta which guards the child, whilst in the womb, from potential harmful drugs such as those resulting in NDDS.

NEONATAL DRUG DEPENDENCY SYNDROME: "Children who have mothers which are drug dependent, can develop neonatal drug dependency syndrome where they have a dependency on the same drugs as the mother."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEONATAL DRUG DEPENDENCY SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neonatal-drug-dependency-syndrome/ (accessed September 27, 2021).
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