adult addicts who go through withdrawal
feel the same way. I believe that newborns
, being delicate and new to the planet, experience pain to an even greater degree than adults. On top of that, they don't understand the mechanics and time of duration of withdrawal that adults do, and have no coping skills. So to this baby
, there's no finish line in sight. Yes, hold him as much as you can. Was he premature or had a low birth weight? That can also affect how long it'll take for him to get well.