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cocaine at 5 weeks

I did not know i was pregnant coming up on 5 weeks and did some cocaine and have been drinking. I usually never do it but it was spur of the moment. Once finding out I really am pregnant I quit everything! I am worried what these effects would have of my baby? or is it a smarter idea to abort it?
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No. Don't abort. I did the same and I didn't k is I was pregnant. I was wasted the night before I found out. My baby is fine and I haven't taken so much as an aspirin. I was also on xanax which can cause birth defects but everything is fine. Talk to your doctor.
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U shld b ok since U did it only once and have since stopped. One time doesn't harm the baby so early on but still talk to UR doc
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My aunty was a hippy and when she was pregnant with my cousin she did every drug in the book for the first 3 months of her pregnancy ...my cousin is now 25 years old and the healthiest guy i know...about 6'5 tall and strong! Hes is sponsored by burton for snowboarding soo dont freak out!  Your baby will be healthy and fine!  
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Same with me . I got really messed up with drugs N alcohol got pregnant that same night. That was the l did anything then found out I was pregnant weeks later 'my son is fine and he will be 7 in March
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I 2AS S9BER FOR 3 YEARS AND SLIPPED. THE NIGHT I will admit that I was drinking alcohol slipped I met a daily drinker....I had never been a daily girl....we started dating c and drinking...several weeks later I learned I was pregnant....only 4 weeks along. He fid not ever want to quit drinking and I did not want to raise a child as a single mom or, in a drunken home. I also was very afraid of birth defects. I told him and he said he would be supportive either way...neither of us had had prior kids. We had abortion pill and he stayed with me the night at home when baby was passed at 9 weeks. I was immediately grief stricken and broken. I wad laid off at same time, so he moved in wit3-7 drinks each day when at 38, I found out I was preg with baby from heavy drinker I ha
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I Was SoBER FOR 3 YEARS in AA AND SLIPPED. That night met a guy, got his number, and yhe next week we started dating....since I esd drinking, I slept with him 3rd date....he was a daily drinker and I had YET to have been one.I had never been a daily girl....we started dating and drinking daily..8 weeks later I learned I was pregnant....only 4 weeks along. He did not ever want to quit drinking and I did not want to raise a child as a single mom or, in a drunken home.(Even though he has very good job and was a high functioning drunk)I did not know him and did not trust him....he was to be a fling as I was working 60 hours a week and putting myself through college in my late 30's.... I also was very afraid of birth defects. I told him I might want abortion  and he said he would be supportive either way...neither of us had had prior kids. We took abortion pill and he stayed with me the night at home when baby was passed at 9 weeks. I was immediately grief stricken and broken. I wad laid off at same time, so he moved in and I went to school FT next 2 quarters....drinking more, resenting him, etc. 3 years later, he got sober as I was blaming him for my spiral into alcoholism. He quit to try and save me! I got scared as hell that this time, good old AA alone did not do trick. Here he wad sober, and I started sneaking drinks each day....still going to work 50 hours a week but drinking daily to black out depression, guilt etc. mostky from abortion or any other good excuse of a thing I did not want to cope with...escape! I had to go to outpatient treatment. A year of soberiety for me, 2 for him, and we were married in Sept. 2014 and became preg. over our honeymoon! I am 43 and still scared of defects, that binge on too many french fries or processed food during preg. that will lead to higher chance of autism since we are older, but I am so happy I now have this chance to be a sober mom and dad to the baby. We are both so thrilled, and are both active in AA to maintain soberiety support for ourselves as individuals and as a couple.

Consider your age, who dad is, etc. before you abort. Talk to a physician very open and honestly about your drug and alcohol use. (HONESTLY). If you need treatment, most states in US have special programs for financial assistance for preg. Moms and you are opting in voluntarily abd early in preg. so social services/child welfare won't be involved.

Scared of Dr. And System? Alcoholics Anonymous and Cocaine anonymous are available all over the globe. Google them and call. There are people there who will help you and your baby.

If you don't abort, call them for support staying clean through pregnancy. If you do abort call them for post abortion support. Either way, the events occurring in your life will change your alcohol and drug use....sounds like you could use some new friends who don't use coke so you aren't in situation where after drinking, it happens to be in the room so you choose to do it....If you have hooked up with new friends who use coke, there will be more nights like that. You hang out with drunks and druggies, you will more than likely become one.

Best of luck. It's a hard choice to abort or not. My prayers are with you and baby

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Honey, I think the cocaine and drinking will be okay if you are totally done with it, but a bigger question is if this is a good time in your life for you to have a baby.  How do you feel about being a mother.  We have options in this country so that a woman can shape her life as she wishes and so you get to think about what works best for you.  good luck
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I think the baby will be fine as long as you don't continue!
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