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Your child's treatment will be determined by their symptoms, age, and overall health. It will also be determined by the severity of the mother's substance abuse problems.
Babies that are experiencing withdrawal symptoms are cranky. It's difficult for them to be consoled regularly. Wrapping the baby with a blanket may provide some relief. Because of their increased activity, babies may require additional calories in their feedings. If they are dehydrated or have severe vomiting or diarrhoea, they may need IV fluids.
Severe withdrawal symptoms, including convulsions, may require medication for babies. Medicines can also benefit from withdrawal discomfort and issues. If the treatment is necessary, babies are frequently given medicines from the same drug family as the drug they were exposed to before birth. Once the withdrawal symptoms are under control, the medication dosage is gradually reduced, supporting the baby's withdrawal from the drug. To find out which treatments might work for your baby, speak with a healthcare professional.
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