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Doctor insights on: Using Drugs Nd Effect On Becoming Pregnant

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Is it wrong to be using drugs while pregnant?

Is it wrong to be using drugs while pregnant?

YES: Smoking has been shown to lower test scores with as few as 6 cigarettes per day. Cocaine and its relatives can cause the placenta to suddenly separate, putting you and the baby in danger of rapidly bleeding to death. Anything that goes into your system, goes to your baby. If you are using heroin, you need to switch to methadone, but you should not stop cold turkey while you are pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm pregnant and my partner might b using drugs, will that affect my baby when having intercous?

I'm pregnant and my partner might b using drugs, will that affect my baby when having intercous?

No: Substance abuse by a partner should have no direct effects on your pregnancy. If you feel you are at risk of physical or emotional abuse by a substance-abusing partner, that may cause harm, though. ...Read more

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What kind of drug will one take if she want to get pregnant?

What kind of drug will one take if she want to get pregnant?

Prenatal vitamins: Normal, healthy women just take prenatal vitamins. Only women who have infertility issues or other medical problems end up taking other medications when wanting to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Doing drugs and finding out pregnant at 11 weeks and stoppin?

Doing drugs and finding out pregnant at 11 weeks and stoppin?

Drugs and pregnancy: Hi

i am very proud of you for asking this question. Yes, as you seem to know, it is time to be very healthy. You have another life inside of you that needs you to be sober.

This can be very difficult, so if you have not been able to stop without help please get to a non-judgemental health care provider to get you safely into sobriety. ...Read more

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Worried that I could be pregnant on a cycle that I took drugs?

Worried that I could be pregnant on a cycle that I took drugs?

Quit taking drugs: It is not possible to determine what specific effect any given drug could cause with a very early pregnancy. If the drugs are out of your system before ovulation they will have no effect on the pregnancy. Ovulation typically occurs 12-16 days after the start of your period. However, the best response to your question is to advise you to quit taking drugs. ...Read more

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If I used drugs, not knowing I was pregnant, will it effect the baby?

If I used drugs, not knowing I was pregnant, will it effect the baby?

Drug & timing: The effect of a specific drug on the baby depends both on the drug & the timing in the pregnancy.Some are much worse than others & some seem to have minimal effect. An open discussion of that exposure with your doc should clear up the issue. ...Read more

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So finding out your pregnant at 3 months and stopping drugs the baby will be fine?

So finding out your pregnant at 3 months and stopping drugs the baby will be fine?

Depends on what drug: You need to see your OB asap and you may need to see a peri-natologist so they can cousel u properly, it depends on what drugs you have been taking and how much and obviously your doc will be doing the proper fetal testing. ...Read more

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•best tips 2 get pregnant asap. Baby to b born 2014? Food/drugs/exercise problems

•best tips 2 get pregnant asap. Baby to b born 2014? Food/drugs/exercise problems

Overall health: The average woman takes 6 months to conceive- you might succeed with the first try but it may take some time. It helps if your partner has a good sperm count/healthy sperm ; doesn't ejaculate for several days before the times near ovulation when you try. You're most fertile 2 days before ovulation ; day you ovulate.Healthy diet, exercise, reduce stress, avoid gmo's, take prenatal vit ; see comment:. ...Read more

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I have been clean for a lil over a year from drugs and trying to get pregnant, should it be a problem?

Congratulations: Congratulations on getting yourself clean. That is a great accomplishment. Now that you are clean this should not have an effect on your pregnancy. Stay involved in aa or na or any other support group. Pregnancy unfortunately can be a temptation for relapse. ...Read more

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I am taking 2 different types of anti-epiliptic drugs, mild dosages, I discovered I am pregnant now. Will these drugs affect the baby?

I am taking 2 different types of anti-epiliptic drugs, mild dosages, I discovered I am pregnant now. Will these drugs affect the baby?

Depends: The majority of anticonvulsants have some fetal risk but may be continued if benefit outweighs that risk. A few either have no demonstrated fetal risk but have not been studied long enough or in enough numbers to declare them completely safe. I would discuss your particular meds with your OB & neurologist & see how to best move forward. Do not stop the meds without a plan to keep you safe. ...Read more

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What is the pregnancy drug category for gamunex?

What is the pregnancy drug category for gamunex?

Category C.: Reproduction studies have not been conducted. Immune globulins cross the placenta in increased amounts >30 weeks. Intravenous Immune Globulin has been recommended for use in fetal-neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia and pregnancy-associated itp. May also be used in postexposure prophylaxis for rubella (within 72 hours) to reduce the risk of infection and fetal damage in exposed pregnant women. ...Read more

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Do you have drugs to terminate a 3weeks pregnancy?

Do you have drugs to terminate a 3weeks pregnancy?

Abortion and Pills: Nope. Regardless of what it takes to end your pregnancy please work with a local obstetrician or gynecologist to make sure you are safely protected during this process. If you have no physician or cannot afford one then please contact planned parenthood in your community. ...Read more

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Is there a prescribed drug that helps you get pregnant or makes you fertile.

Is there a prescribed drug that helps you get pregnant or makes you fertile.

Yes: There are a number of prescription fertility medications. It would be best for you to talk to an ob/gyn or fertility doctor. ...Read more

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What is calcicare drugs to pregnancy?

Calicare is a: Calcium supplement that is often used by pregnant ; breast feeding women which reportedly absorbs quickly. It contains calcium, zinc, magnesium ; vitamin d3. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking recreational drugs in pregnancy?

What are the risks of taking recreational drugs in pregnancy?

Just say no: Recreational drugs are never safe during pregnancy. The risks can range from miscarriage to birth defects. It has been found that even one glass of alcohol during a pregnancy can be related to 'fetal alcohol syndrome' ...Read more

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I stopped using drugs when I became pregnant. Will my baby suffer the same withdrawal symptoms I'm suffering?

I stopped using drugs when I became pregnant. Will my baby suffer the same withdrawal symptoms I'm suffering?

Depends: If you stopped as soon as you became pregnant then your baby will not be addicted itself. You should seek medical help if you are experiencing withdrawl symptoms. Sometimes women who are withdrawing can experience seizures, etc and this can affect the baby. ...Read more

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What happens if pregnant woman uses drugs?

What happens if pregnant woman uses drugs?

Many potentials: I assume you are referring to narcotics or hallucinogens. The reality is any medicine, drug, or substance you take in your system may effect your baby. Minimize any medications, always check with your doctor, and certainly avoid alcohol, smoking, and any street drugs. ...Read more