This guide will cover everything you need to know about opiate addiction and pregnancy. It will discuss potential reasons why and how opioids have become prevalent in today’s society, the dangers of addiction and usage during pregnancy, options for treatment, and a brief note on legal considerations.
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After 35 Mom Angela Dearing was pregnant with baby girl, Jemma, at age 37 in these stunning maternity photos!
More recently, I took a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy. I was inspired not only by the experiences of friends and patients, but also by my own personal experience of trying to start a family after the age of 40.
As an OB/GYN and high-risk pregnancy specialist, I get called, texted and emailed nearly daily by friends, friends of friends, coworkers and family members with questions about various issues surrounding pregnancy and delivery. I make it a policy to answer truthfully and directly and always make sure whoever is asking the question is prepared for the answer. As a physician and now mother, this is what I think every women should know, but may not think to ask.