If you taper opiates now and are clean by the 20th week, both you and the baby will be drug free.Unfortunately, anything you have taken after the 20th week of the pregnancy will show up should they test the meconium. Typically, if the see a cooperative, well kempt, clear headed, concerned and honest woman who is not trying to hide anything, the state is not hungry to separate newborns from moms. It all depends on your circumstances and your caregivers.
If you have been getting good, regular pre-natal care and have good relationship with your OB or midwife, they should be able to smooth thing over in the hospital.
The baby should be just fine privided you do not use anymore and continue to take good care of yourself. Please read my blog on Pregnancy and Addiction by clicking on my name and then blogs, it will give you some food for thought. Good luck to you and your babe.
No methadone gives ur baby a bad withdrawl i have been on subutex since my secomd month of being pregnant and i no people that have done the same its hard to get a clinic n get in fast but its the best thing for u and your baby its the safest way
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