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Pregnant Women – Provider Resources

Clinical guidelines and legal resources for providers treating pregnant women with an OUD.

Clinical Guidance on Treating Pregnant Women with an OUD

SAMHSA: Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants

  • Access this 165-page resource to learn more about treating pregnant and parenting women with an opioid use disorder and their infant.

ACOG Clinical Guidance –Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

  • Access information designed as an education resource to aid clinicians in providing obstetric and gynecologic care in opioid use and opioid use disorder in pregnancy.

Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy – NIH or website

  • This two-page fact sheet provides detailed information on science driven solutions to treating opioid use during pregnancy.

SAMHSA: Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in Pregnancy

  • These resources offer guidelines for the use of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) to treat opioid use disorders in pregnancy and the post-partum period. Included is information on breastfeeding while using MAT, the use of buprenorphine with pregnant women, and resources on the treatment of other substance use disorders in pregnancy.

Legal Resources


How States Handle Drug Use During Pregnancy

  • Access this lay-person website to learn more about how U.S. states respond to different laws related to pregnancy and drug use.

For more information on pregnant women and opioids, tailored toward patients and families: