By Marta Manning, January 2021

“It’s best to plug into care early, including the referral to nutritionists, mental health providers, social workers, in addition to physicians and addiction specialists,” NYC Health OB/GYN and director of perinatal services, Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, tells WebMD Connect to Care. “There is no specific medication-assisted treatment. Cocaine treatment consists primarily of tapering off the dosage gradually. Frequent fetal monitoring is imperative, as fetal withdrawal can result in death.”

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