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Are Drugs And Alcohol A Main Cause Of Teen Pregnancies
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
My mom abused drugs and alcohol throughout her pregnancy with me. Smoking crack a lot. I have certain psychological or mental behavior. All my life. In what ways could my moms actions contributed?
INTERESTING!: This is an interesting approach. The things to do for a healthy pregnancy are take prenatal vitamins eat healthy sleep healthy do not drink alcohol or caffeine. Do not smoke or do drugs. See you OB regularly and make sure any underlying illness are treated like diabetes or high blood pressure. What is your fear or concern about a miscarriage exactly? Good luck! ...Read more
I'm 5 months clean of all illegal drugs and alcohol, the med i'm on to help me stay clean is causing high liver enzymes what else is there to help me?
What med?: I'm not sure what medication you're referring to, to help you stay clean. Seroquel is an antipsychotic but doesn't interrupt drug or alcohol craving. If there's something else you haven't mentioned, please share this when re-asking your question and we can try again. Depending on how severely you drank and used drugs, your liver enzymes could still be elevated from that. ...Read more
I have a bicorneate uterus and have miscarried 4 since. I have gotten clean from drugs and alcohol. Will i be able to conceive?
Bicornate Uterus: Only your gynecologist can examine your uterus and determine the chamber sizes. This is the single most important determinant of your chances of carrying a pregnancy to term. With the history of 4 miscarriages, it would seem that your can cues are lower. A simple surgical procedure - a hysteroplasty - may help. Consult your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drugs & alcohol: Drugs and alcohol are quite freely available, and combining them can be very dangerous as dr. Amawi says. Not everyone uses alcohol to excess, but some do. Also, not everyone abuses drugs. In terms of the effects these create in our lives, drug and alcohol abuse are both personal and social problems, . Yet each of us has personal responsibility for what we do with and about them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can be hard: Probably the best way is to commit to, and keep working on, your program. If you're in a 12 step program, excellent. You can get a sponsor and work your steps. People who abuse drugs & alcohol often hurt people close to them, and those people can be self-protective. It can be hard for you to be patient, but they probably need time to observe what you do. As the saying goes, "easy does it.". ...Read more
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