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Vicodin while pregnant

I am 24 weeks pregnant. I took prescribed vicodin in my first trimester while I did not know I was  pregnant. My first OB visit while pregnant was at the end of my third month. I notified her that I was taken vicodin and she said it was not a problem. She also told me not to continue to take vicodin. Some days I would not take any and some days I would take one or two depending on the pain. I quit cold turkey about two weeks ago. I was crying every time I took it because I was in so much pain and I did not know what I was doing to my unborn child. I have read all of these stories about quitting cold turkey, but I feel great. At my last doctors visit a week ago she notified me that the baby was ready to come. I did not blame it on my vicodin use because my daughter was born at 33 weeks, I took nothing but tylenol while pregnant with her and she was premature, small, but very healthy. I am currently on bed rest and I see the doctor once a week, to be safe. My question is does anybody think me stopping the vicodin cold turkey and the potential of a premature baby are related? And is it safe to stop taking vicodin cold turkey I've been taking it on and off for the last two years.
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199177 tn?1490498534
ummm yes cold turkey coming off of opiates can cause permature labor and sometimes worse.Tthat's why it recommended to NEVER do it .24 weeks is far to early to go into labor. Does your doctor now you contued to use and that you CTed two weeks ago. plz be up front with your doctor for the sake of you and your baby
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495284 tn?1333894042
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I agree with avis......you need to tell your doctor what you have told us.  Do it for you and your baby.........sara
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