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Im five months pregnant and my last day of meth use was today, will it still show up in my babies system once born?

Im five months pregnant and my last day of meth use was today, will it still show up in my babies system once born?

Depends : Examination of the urine of an infant will usually not show meth if stopped 2 weeks or more before delivery.If the stool is examined, it may retain evidence of meth use for several months.Stay clean & you can avoid a multitude of problems for baby & might not end up loosing the child as a cps case. ...Read more

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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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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
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Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
Once
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I developed a severe case of diastasis recti with my second pregnancy. Two more big babies and 30 yearslater, I now have a painful hernia. What should I do?

I developed a severe case of diastasis recti with my second pregnancy. Two more big babies and 30 yearslater, I now have a painful hernia. What should I do?

DIASTASIS RECTUS: No surgery needed for this. Plastic surgeons do the surgery ( cash) insurance will not cover. High recurrence rate. It is not a hernia, as it was explained to you. ...Read more

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I am 8 months pregnant but was unaware. And have been using heroin. How long will it take to leave mine and my babies system?

I am 8 months pregnant but was unaware. And have been using heroin. How long will it take to leave mine and my babies system?

See a doctor: you need to be under OB care you have high risk pregnancy so go to a physician specializing in OB-GYN AND DO NOT WAIT UNTIL YOU GO IN LABOR WILL BE TOO LATE ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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learn all birth control methods
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discuss with pcp your best method
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don't take chances
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My friend was pregnant . She gave birth to to 1 baby and 3 months later a 2nd baby. 2 babies never showed on ultra sound. How is that possible?

My friend was pregnant . She gave birth to to 1 baby and  3 months later  a 2nd baby. 2 babies never showed on ultra sound. How is  that possible?

Not likely: This sounds like a very strange and likely untrue story but since she is your friend you could certainly ask her for more details. ...Read more

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