Using Drugsduring Pregnancy Takoma Park MD

The use of amphetamines is associated with an increase in cardiovascular defects in babies. Barbiturate use during pregnancy may be linked to birth defects, withdrawals, poor feeding, and seizures. Opiods are associated with abnormalities and complications during pregnancy.

Washington Adventist Hospital
(301) 891-7600x5600
7600 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD
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Walter Reed Army Medical Center
(202) 782-3969
MCWR-DCA-CCC
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Mental Health Clinic
(301) 439-7200
1011 University Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD
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Bridge Back Program
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4800 Arkansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC
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Kolmac Clinic
(301) 589-0255
1003 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD
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Another Way Inc
(301) 434-2622
1363 Holton Lane
Takoma Park, MD
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Family Health Center
(301) 779-2461
3415 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville, MD
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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Andromeda Transcultural Health
(202) 291-4707
1400 Decatur Street NW
Washington, DC
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
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(301) 565-9001
8561 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD
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Outpatient
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Using Drugsduring Pregnancy

Drugs can even spoil the development of a baby, and can cause critical situations during pregnancy. Some of the drugs can cause nutritional deficiencies, fetal growth retardation and anemia. The use of drugs while pregnant can also increase the chance of developing toxemia or pre-eclampsia. Marijuana use during pregnancy can cause attention deficit, memory problems and impaired decision making skills. These problems usually don’t appear until age 3.

Pregnancy and Drug Use

The use of amphetamines is associated with an increase in cardiovascular defects in babies. Barbiturate use during pregnancy may be linked to birth defects, withdrawals, poor feeding, and seizures. Opiods are associated with abnormalities and complications during pregnancy. There is a high risk for premature labor, intrauterine growth retardation and pre-eclampsia, in women who use opiods while pregnant.

Cocaine use by the mother-to-be can increase the risk of miscarriage. Babies born to mothers who used cocaine during pregnancy can have lower IQ scores and mental deficiencies. Sudden infant death syndrome is more common in babies born to mothers who used cocaine. The use of PCP during pregnancy is believed to cause abnormal development in babies. It can cause the mother to have mental illness and loose contact with reality.

If you smoke cigarettes, and are pregnant or plan to be pregnant you should definitely consider stopping the habit. When you inhale tobacco smoke you are inhaling substances that a...

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