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Frightening Statistics about Pregnant Women and
Drug / Alcohol Use
It is estimated that fifteen percent of women of child-
The Effects of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
on the Unborn
An estimated one of every ten babies born in America suffers consequences from the mother’s use of illicit drugs. Alcohol is a major cause of birth defects and mental retardation in the United States. The yearly cost to care for those affected is estimated at over $300 million. Research shows that the effects of drug use on infants at birth are milder if the women who were using drugs and/or alcohol, break their addiction during pregnancy.
Restoring Broken Lives
Peniel Residential Drug/Alcohol Treatment Center