The Norton Maternal Opiate and Substance Treatment (MOST) Program is committed to helping you break the cycle of addiction.
Treatment services designed specifically for pregnant people can be hard to find. Many programs may be reluctant to accept pregnant patients, partly due to lack of knowledge about pregnancy and the unborn baby’s development. The Norton MOST Program offers knowledgeable, supportive staff members who are trained in caring for pregnant people with substance use disorders and for their babies.
The Norton MOST Program accepts most commercial insurance plans as well as Kentucky and Indiana Medicaid.
The Norton MOST Program offers:
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital4001 Dutchmans LaneLouisville, KY 40207
Fax: (502) 559-4304
When you are pregnant and have a substance use disorder, your baby can be affected by those substances as well. A baby whose mother was using opiates (such as heroin or oxycodone) while pregnant may experience neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Symptoms of NAS include pain, screaming, excessive sucking, tremors, agitation and seizures. With alcohol use during pregnancy, your newborn may experience fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). FAS can cause slow growth, facial abnormalities and brain disorders. Newborns with NAS or FAS require specialized care in the hospital.
Substance use during pregnancy can lead to:
Candidates for the Norton MOST Program are screened by a qualified clinician to determine:
After the assessment is completed, a qualified physician will determine if further evaluation or admission is needed.
The Norton MOST Program offers hospital stabilization/detoxification (detox) services and an outpatient recovery program.
Select an appointment date and time from available spots listed below.