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Question: My girlfriend is 28 weeks pregnant. She has been using vicodin at least for the past month. What effects will this have on the baby? Can she come off of them and the baby be ok? And what should i do legally to keep her from killing my unborn child? DHR? Police? I need some direction please.

Submitted on: May 12, 2010

Answered By: Addiction Specialist

The laws on this vary by state, and I am certainly not a legal expert.  You may consider checking with Child Protective Services and inquire what role they may have in this situation.

Answered on: March 22, 2011

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