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A 27-year-old female asked:

my longtime childhood friend is currently 26 weeks pregnant she has been using meth on and off her whole pregnancy ! she wants to know if she stops now if it will show in the babies system when delivered ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
If I look: If she stops, it is healthier for her & the baby may actually survive the pregnancy. If mom draws attention to herself by being a known user, having drugie friends visit or for other reasons the Child & Family Services people have her on their radar she will have trouble. I can find evidence of any drug exposure in baby back to about 20 wks.If she gets clean & stays clean they may not look.

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Last updated Nov 19, 2020

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