symptoms include muscle spasms, irritability, high-pitched crying, diarrhea, disturbed sleep and feeding, vomiting, hiccups, stuffy nose, sneezing, and breathing problems. The onset
and persistence of
these symptoms vary, but symptoms generally begin 48 to 72 hours after birth and typically subside in a week. Infants born to mothers who take prescribed methadone can also show symptoms of withdrawal, but these are typically treated safely in hospital after birth.