Pregnant on Methadone

Michelle - posted on 05/03/2015 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Hi ladies, I am 33 weeks pregnant and have started going to a Methadone clinic, I was on Vicodine in the beginning of my pregnancy due to fibromyalgia pain that is horrible, well I was told by the first ob it was ok for me to take them I started realizing that I was taking them when I didn't need to and I saw my problem coming back that I had when I was 19 to 21. Im 26 now, So I found a new doctor and they said if I feel like the problem is back then the best thing to do is treatment, since when I was trying to cold turkey it all together I had sever cramping and contractions they said me going through withdrawal can affect the baby leading to miscarriage so I took his advice and was referred to a mmt program, They put me on 10 ml a day, and I do good on that. But I had went to see a old friend and told her what I was going through, and right after wards my ex shows up, I don't know if she called him or what but he is the farther to my son and baby on the way and he wants to sign over his rights to both of them, And the reason we are not together is I found out that he was doing more than he said he was harder things that I could not let my babies be around or me because I could not go down that path again, well after I ran into him he just acted like I wasn't there. I had a can of dr pepper on the table and got up to go to the bathroom and came back and he said good luck with that program doesn't look like youll pass that piss test, I didn't think anything of it till the next day when my friend had called me and she said her husbanded had caught him put something in my drink, And come to find out I had my random drop the next day, So now im worried sick about what he could have put in my drink and what if my ua comes back dirty whats going to happen because my counselor wont believe the truth. even if I tell him the truth, what drug counselor would, So I have no idea what happens now, Im so scared, I was already worried enough about baby being born on methadone and having withdrawals , I did not need this and I do not know what to do? any advice would be wonderful, thanks ladies

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Raye - posted on 05/04/2015

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If something shows up on the test, then you tell the truth. You can't control whether they believe you or not, but there's no other story that would help you either. You just focus on yourself and your kids, and do what's right.

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