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Are a lot of infants adopted the babies of drug users?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: I do not know of the meaning of "a lot" but there are infants adopted whose mothers are drug users. This information is disclosed upfront so adopting parents have this information.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Some: Children are given for adoptions for many reasons. Some of the moms have issues with drug abuse.If you mean by "a lot", the majority, I do not think so.

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