New moms in Tennessee would be charged if their baby was harmed by drug use during pregnancy

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2019

pregnantstomach_article(Fox 59, February 11) In Tennessee, a new bill proposed by state lawmakers will charge new mothers with assault if their babies are born drug addicted or otherwise harmed by drugs.

However, if the mother enrolls in a treatment program prior to giving birth and completes the program successfully she may not have to face prosecution even if the baby is born addicted. Read more.


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