What are the odds for/against delivering a normal healthy baby if mother smoked a pack a day and used meth for the 1st 14wks? what are the odds for and against giving birth to a normal healthy baby if the mother smoked a pack a day and used meth for the f
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Addiction Medicine 49 years experience
One can't give odds: Because there really are no data for this kind of thing. The cigarettes generally are associated with low birth weight babies, but if you stop now, that will correct itself, as will the health of the placenta. Methamphetamine for the whole first trimester may have many effects. An OB can do ultrasound and perhaps amniocentesis and tell you much more about health of the fetus. I hope you've stopped.
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