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Diagnosed as pregnant. Taken alcohol and cocaine. I m diabetic type one. Have i caused the death of this unborn child?

Have just been diagnosed as four weeks pregnant but as I didn t know I was pregnant I have been doing my normal weekend thing of partying with friends which included the use of lots of alcohol and cocaine. Plus I am also Diabetic Type one, so my question is, have I caused the death of this unborn child already? I had a mis-carriage last year and don t want another if I can help it. I have ceased all forms of drugs including alcohol, illegal drugs and even nicotine .
Asked On : Thu, 14 Jun 2012
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It is a good idea to consult an Obstetrician immediately to confirm pregnancy and whether the baby is safe.
It is important to stop use of all drugs including alcohol and cocaine as they can cause harm to the baby.
You may consult a psychiatrist for effective detoxification. Minimal medicines are prescribed in pregnancy. However, since alcohol withdrawal can be severe at times, medications in minimal doses may be prescribed in certain cases.
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Nehal Mehta's  Response
thank you for using health care magic,
consult near by gynecologist as soon as possible to check safety of baby..
i dont want to give you any false hope but alcohol affects severly to fetus and cocain also is very dangerous .. first four week are very crucial in development of baby and in that duration taking alcohol and cocain can be proved very fatal.. even if baby is still alive there are high chances of congenital anomaly (abnormality from birth).. you should first plan and then concieve.. you shoul cut down all drugs at least before 6 to 9 month of being pregnant..
hope this helped you
Answered: Tue, 16 Jul 2013
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