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When a pregnant woman goes to the hospital because she is in pain and they tell her that she has to go into emergency surgery for a c section and they ask to take blood for lab work does that include drug testing or do they have too specifially adk permission to do a drug test
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973741 tn?1342342773
My absolute best advice is to be forthright. For the safety of the baby and the mom's legal protection.  I know it is worrisome if you've been using when pregnant that they may take the baby or something like that. Just know they test the babies once born and can detect anything in their system. If you are an addict, this is an opportunity to be honest and perhaps resources will be offered for help. If not, still. Resources and education can help. Being high as a parent of a newborn does not work. So, I would tell your doctor. I really would. There is NO zero nada judgement but that they want what is best for you and the baby.

I'm here to talk to if you need it.
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3191940 tn?1717500602
That's likely going to depend on the facility and their policies, along with any local laws. The consent form should outline what testing will be done. This forum has members from all over the world, so it's not possible to determine what may or may not be required at a specific facility in a specific state or country.
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