IUDE; Intrauterine drug exposure; Maternal drug abuse
Maternal substance abuse may consist of any combination of drug, chemical, alcohol, or smoking use during the pregnancy.
While in the womb, a fetus grows and develops due to the nourishment from the mother via the placenta. However, along with nutrients, any toxins in the mothers system may be delivered to the fetus. These toxins often cause damage to the developing fetal organs.
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