Not best option
was thought to be safe based on studies comparing heroin using mothers to Methadone using mothers.
The Methadone group and babies did better. That doesnt mean Methadone ismsafe, just safer than heroin. The best choice is no opioids. But if opioids are necessary Methadone upmto 20 mg per day might be ok with sufficint pre and postnatal care. Baby will need detox.