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how much of a role does drug abuse in pregnancy play in adult addiction in baby later?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
It's awfully hard: For a baby to become addicted if the mother doesn't use.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Family disease: Addiction is a family disease; it may be passed biologically, emotionally and psychologically from parents (or grandparents) to children.

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