Addicted At Birth: The Babies Hooked On Heroin | Special Repo ...

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"The number of babies born addicted to drugs in the United States has quadrupled in the last decade, new figures reveal.

Every half an hour a baby is born craving the drug its mother was addicted to, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The rise is being blamed on a growing epidemic of painkiller and heroin use currently gripping America.

In this special result, Sky's Nick Martin gains access to a clinic specialising in treating babies born addicted to narcotics.

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"It was now 3 weeks since I got high that first time. By now I'm getting high everyday, I'm lying to people about getting high and I'm sleeping with my dealer for free drugs. And I still don't see the problem. Heroin just blinds you. All I can see is the p"

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