Drug Addicted Babies http://wuky.org en Prescription Drug Abuse Also Fueling Rise In Neonatal Disorder http://wuky.org/post/prescription-drug-abuse-also-fueling-rise-neonatal-disorder <p>Kentucky’s maternal and child health leaders are banding together to address the growing problem of neonatal abstinence syndrome. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:57:12 +0000 Josh James 50805 at http://wuky.org Prescription Drug Abuse Also Fueling Rise In Neonatal Disorder Number of Kentucky Babies Born Addicted To Drugs Increases http://wuky.org/post/number-kentucky-babies-born-addicted-drugs-increases <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Health officials, health care workers and drug control professionals are talking about the problems surrounding Kentucky babies who are born addicted to drugs.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The Courier-Journal reports that hospitalizations for addicted newborns rose from 29 in 2000 to 730 in 2011, a 2,400 percent increase.</span></p> Sat, 25 May 2013 17:01:54 +0000 Associated Press 32068 at http://wuky.org Number of Kentucky Babies Born Addicted To Drugs Increases