The risk for overdose from opioid painkillers and heroin among women, including pregnant women, has skyrocketed, which means a growing number of babies are born dependent on opioids. NewsHour Weekend Special correspondent Alison Stewart reports on the challenges for pregnant women struggling with addiction.
Producer/Writer: Saskia de Melker
Associate Producer: Melanie Saltzman
Camera: Saskia de Melker and Melanie Saltzman
Editor: Judith Wolff
Correspondent: Alison Stewart