Addicted at birth, babies suffer from opioid addiction
SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/01/18) - The alarming amount of babies born with an opioid addiction in The Ozarks seems to be growing. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, more than 100 children test positive for opioid addiction each day. And at Cox Health they say it’s an issue that doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Amy Jackson, a 15 year veteran in the NICU, remembers the first time she saw a baby born with an opioid addiction.