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I didn't know I was pregnant until 5-6 months into pregnancy and scared my baby will test positive for marijuana in TN?

I didn't know I was pregnant until 5-6 months into pregnancy and scared my baby will test positive for marijuana in TN?

Quit now: Your best bet to avoid heartbreak is to stop now and stay off the radar of any child services/legal entanglements. The drug would show on a poop screen, which is what I test but not a urine test if you stop now. In my state they take baby if you are positive on either screen.Stay off and they won't have reason to test. ...Read more

Dr. Lydia Collins
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Can a newborn baby test positive for marijuana if the mother wasn't? The mother was always closed up with boyfriend & he smoked constantly but she never did while she was pregnant & never tested postive during th whole pregnancy.

Can a newborn baby test positive for marijuana if the mother wasn't? The mother was always closed up with boyfriend & he smoked constantly but she never did while she was pregnant & never tested postive during th whole pregnancy.

Possible: Am unaware of any studies on this particular topic. They usually test the baby's first stool - meconium - and this accumulates pretty much everything for most of the pregnancy that the baby has taken in, and it is possible that repeated exposures over a long period of time, if they were heavy enough exposures could do this. ...Read more

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Does taking a pregnancy test in the afternoon affect the outcome any if it's been 4 weeks since sex?

Does taking a pregnancy test in the afternoon affect the outcome any if it's been 4 weeks since sex?

Usually not: Although, the concentration of the pregnancy hormone is highest in the A.M. Urine, it really doesn't matter what urine to test @ the time you miss your pregnancy. @ that point the concentration should be high enough to be detectable to make it positive. ...Read more

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What can affect a pregnancy test and make it inaccurate?

What can affect a pregnancy test and make it inaccurate?

User error: The directions must be carefully followed in order for the test to be accurate, reliable and valid. ...Read more

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Can prenatals affect a pregnancy test?

Can prenatals affect a pregnancy test?

Largely positive: Prenatal vitamins should support pregnancy and give you the essential building blocks throughout the process. Unless you are allergic to the vitamins it should help. ...Read more

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Will not putting the cap back on the pregnancy test affect results?

Will not putting the cap back on the pregnancy test affect results?

Follow test instruct: With all home tests you must follow test manufacturer's instructions meticulously and make sure the built-in control is working (positive) ...Read more

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Does a guys cum affect pregnancy test?

Does a guys cum affect pregnancy test?

Of course: Not sure what you're asking but of course a guy's semen inside of you with live hopeful sperm can have a major effect on your pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more


Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more