Pain medications and pregnancy

Several new reports examine the use of opioids and other pain medications by women of reproductive age and the risks such medications have on pregnancy.   Opioid Prescription Claims Among Women of Reproductive Age — United States, 2008-2012 FDA reviews risks of pain meds during pregnancy-2012 Painkiller-addicted babies a painful, costly problem  

2014 Perinatal Summit Presentations & Photos

  On November 6 & 7 the WV Perinatal Partnership held its’ annual Summit at the Charleston Marriott Town Center.  View the Perinatal Summit 2014 program, presentations, and photos from the awards ceremony. 

GVMC Drug-Free Mother Baby program showing results

More than 75 mothers have received support to combat their drug addiction during their pregnancy in the first year for the Drug-Free Mother Baby Greenbrier Valley program at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center (GVMC). The three-year program and the program case manager are made possible through grants from the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership, the Claude Benedum Worthington Foundation and the West … Read More