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What Can I Expect Taking Methadone While 13 Weeks Pregnant
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
Of course.: Pregnancy is a stressful time on you mentally and physically. There are a lot of hormonal changes. Additional stress and confrontation should be avoided as this may lead to unwanted side effects during pregnancy. If you are scared or frightened you or your baby may be injured, you should seek help and shelter immediately with family, friends. or local protection shelter for women. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be ok: Dating ultrasound scans have good accuracy at 8-11 weeks, so one done at 13 weeks should still be reliable. Dates by ultrasound are always estimates. ...Read more
Yes: The older the fetus, the larger the margin of error. The estimate is based on multiple factors, and is an average of indicators. This is probably a range of dates, and not really a concrete date. You really need to see all the indices. At 13 weeks, the crown-rump length can be off this much and still be within 2 standard deviations. ...Read more
See below: About 7 to 8 days.Get a more detailed answer ›
How accurate is a transabdominal ultrasound done at 13 weeks pregnancy? Due date given was june 16th 2013 so when did i conceive?
11 weeks before: If the scan said you were 13 weeks that day, then 11 weeks before that day in general would be time of conception. ...Read more
Does a pelvic ultrasound have to be transvaginal to show a 13 weeks pregnancy? Or can it be a normal pelvic ultrasound
Depends: If your uterus is tilted backwards and your doctor wishes to do a detailed anatomy look specially at the nuchal translucency area, than a transvaginal ultrasound will give more details. If it is just to check heart beat or placenta or just of remeasuring growth than a normal pelvic ultrasound should suffice. Discuss with your doctor. Good Luck and have an easy pregnancy and childbirth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fiancee has been taking methadone for a little over a year now but has been tapering down. Do we still have a shot at getting pregnant?
Depends: If your doctor tapered you off the methadone appropriately and under their medical supervision, everything will probably be fine as long as you don't relapse and go through withdrawal episodes. You should stay involved with treatment and follow up with your addiction/psychiatric and obstetric providers as requested. ...Read more
Yes, : It is contraindicated to attempt to come off it during pregnancy because lowering the dose or withdrawal can lead to a spontaneous loss of the baby.Pregnant women have been treated with Methadone for more than 25 years and neither Methadone nor other opiates have been shown to directly cause birth defects. Methadoneandpregnancy.Com. ...Read more
Yes, : It is contraindicated to attempt to come off it during pregnancy because lowering the dose or withdrawal can lead to a spontaneous loss of the baby.Pregnant women have been treated with Methadone for more than 25 years and neither Methadone or other opiates have not been shown to directly cause birth defects. Methadoneandpregnancy.Com. ...Read more
Not for addiction: If you are using other opioids to the point where you are not just physically dependent but addicted to them, it is NOT legal for any physician to prescribe methadone to treat the addiction. This requires a state and Federally licensed methadone treatment program. However, for treatment of pain, physicians can prescribe methadone. However, few OB/GYNs would be comfortable or trained to do that. ...Read more
Which better not clear: Both Methadone and suboxone would be better than heroin. Which of the two likely better than the other given 6 mos into pregnancy is not entirely clear. Methadone, the older drug, is often preferred during pregnancy, though pregnancy class d. Some evidence to suggest less neonatal opioid dependence occurs with suboxone, pregnancy class c. Ref: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3271614/. ...Read more
My husband is on methadone and we have had no success getting pregnant. Does methadone cause infertility in man? Is it permanent?
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