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Will the baby be affected if I take methadone?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Don't use Methadone with pregnancy.
If you are or have, inform your obstetrician immediately. You may need to see a maternal-fetal specialist in consultation and you may need a high risk nursery specialist at delivery.

In brief: Yes
Don't use Methadone with pregnancy.
If you are or have, inform your obstetrician immediately. You may need to see a maternal-fetal specialist in consultation and you may need a high risk nursery specialist at delivery.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
In brief: Yes
Any baby born to a mother on chronic opioids will be dependent on the medication when born, just like an adult.
It is very rare that i recommend staying on opioids during pregnancy. There is some newer research that correlates opioids in general to increase birth defects.

In brief: Yes
Any baby born to a mother on chronic opioids will be dependent on the medication when born, just like an adult.
It is very rare that i recommend staying on opioids during pregnancy. There is some newer research that correlates opioids in general to increase birth defects.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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