Dozens of babies who have born in Mexicali Maternal and Infant Hospital had been detected with neonatal abstinence syndrome due to their mother’s addiction to drugs.

La Voz newspaper reported that 49 babies there have tested positive this year for the illness because their mothers did not stop taking drugs.

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at abojorquez@ivpressonline.com or 760-335-4646.

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