In Reply Medications for OUD, including methadone and buprenorphine, improve pregnancy outcomes by reducing relapse and risk of preterm birth1; however, in many parts of the US, equitable access to these medications for pregnant women remains elusive.2 In our study, we found notable variation across states in both MOD and NAS rates.3
Hirai AH, Ko JY, Patrick SW. US Hospital Data About Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid-Related Diagnoses—Reply. JAMA. 2021;325(20):2120. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4519
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