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Pregnant Moms Want to Be Drug-Free | The Providers

Clip: Season 20 Episode 15 | 2m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the film The Providers, Dr. Leslie Hayes, a health care provider in rural New Mexico, sees a patient far along in her pregnancy and struggling with opioid use disorder. Like a lot of women in her situation, she's desperate and motivated to be drug-free but overwhelmed. A parent herself, Dr. Hayes sees as role models women patients who have overcome the odds with few resources.

Aired: 04/08/19

Rating: NR

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