At the time, Clem had to travel to Louisville for treatment. She said the fact that treatment for moms-to-be is in Northern Kentucky gives her “goosebumps.”
Dr. Martin Clements said offering medication-assisted treatment to women from the beginning allows the Baby Steps team to intervene early on. Part of that plan includes a three to four day stay at the Family Birthplace with no visitors.
“It takes them out of their home environment which a lot of times is still driving them to use,” Clements said. “It breaks the pattern so many are still stuck in.”