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Drug & Alcohol Abuse Treatment Centers for Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico

It does happen quite often that female addicts end up becoming pregnant whilst still in the midst of their addiction. Pregnant female addicts are at a great risk of health problems, along with impacting the health of the unborn child, while they may be abusing drugs and alcohol. Drug and alcohol treatment in these situations is done very carefully as there is only so much that can be done physically, depending on where along the addict may be with their pregnancy. Typically, drug rehab programs that do provide this type of help will have medical and support staff on-site in the event of any complications, or the chance when the addict is there and does give birth. In Puerto Rico, there is a drug and alcohol rehab program that does provide this specific type of substance abuse treatment to pregnant women. Many drug rehab centers are simply not equipped to accept pregnant female addict as they may not have the staff or resources to help when complications may arise. When abuse drugs while pregnant, there is a large risk it will directly impact the fetus in some way, while the mother will be putting their health at risk as the body is functioning to take care of two live.

Did you know this about pregnant women and addiction?

Each states in the US have facilities that specialized with pregnant women with addiction problems to drugs or alcohol. It has to be monitored differently than someone else, and the needs are different.

Here is a list of alcohol and drug programs for Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.