Hospital Resources 

Below is a collection of policies, guidelines, and educational materials developed by different hospitals and organizations participating in the collaborative. See the menu below for these documents sorted by topic. 

We will continue to update these resources on an ongoing basis. If your hospital has any patient or provider resources regarding the care for inpatient management of substance-exposed newborns (SENs) that you would like to share, please email them to Mary Houghton at mhoughto@bidmc.harvard.edu.

General Overview Protocols for Maternal Opioid Use





General Overview Protocols for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome





Screening for Substance Use/Behavioral Health in Pregnancy





Treating Substance Use in Pregnancy


Coming soon




Scoring for NAS





Non-Pharmacologic Care of Infant at Risk for NAS





Pharmacologic Care of Infant with NAS





Breastfeeding Guidelines





Family Education Materials and Support Tools





General Protocols/ Tools for Mothers and Infants





Other Resources and Tools






Last Updated: 6/18/19

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