This is a report from the CDC that identifies state strategies to improve outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorder and infants prenatally exposed to substances, including opioids. It discusses strategies focused on access to and coordination of quality services, including approaches such as telemedicine that are useful in rural areas. In addition, there is discussion of strategies related to provider awareness and training among other topics.
Kroelinger, C. D., Rice, M. E., Cox, S., Hickner, H. R., Weber, M. K., Romero, L., Ko, J. Y., Addison, D., Mueller, T., Shapiro-Mendoza, C., Fehrenbach, S. N., Honein, M. A., & Barfield, W. D. (2019). State Strategies to Address Opioid Use Disorder Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Infants Prenatally Exposed to Substances, Including Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 68(36), 777–783.