- Researchers estimated that every 25 minutes a baby was born dependent on opioids in 2012
- Women who are pregnant should have medically-assisted opioid therapy
Amanda Hensley started abusing prescription painkillers when she was just a teenager. For years, she managed to function and hold down jobs. She even quit opioids for a while when she was pregnant with her now 4-year-old son. But she relapsed.