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Will my baby have withdrawal from Suboxone? Can I have an epidural with Suboxone? Will Suboxone hurt my baby? Can I breast feed on Suboxone?

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 Post subject: Forced suboxone withdraw while breastfeeding
PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:43 pm 
Hi,
My refill is due today. My doc was supposed to have the refill ready for me to pick up. But he didn't have it ready and is on vacation until the 5th of July. I am breastfeeding. Should I stop breastfeeding while I withdraw? Will my body release toxins into my breastmilk from withdrawing?
Also, some words of encouragement and support would be great. I have a 4 year old with ADD and 4 ...

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 Post subject: Unmedicated childbirth?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:17 pm 
Hey all. I was curious if there were any experiences here of natural, unmedicated childbirth. I am 27 weeks along and on 8-12 mg of Subutex a day. I am not opposed to an epidural or wanting to go unmedicated for anti-drug reasons. I am simply terrified of the side effects of an epidural; slowing or stalling labor, vacuum assisted delivery, not being able to move around, needing a catheter, lack of movement on my ...

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 Post subject: Pregnant on Subutex in Alabama
PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:56 pm 
Hello all. I know there are numerous posts regarding this but some are quite a few years old and I would like more current information.
I live in Alabama and am currently on 12mg Subutex prescribed by my psychiatrist (addiction specialist) and cleared by my OB. (OB did not and does not recommend discontinuing or weaning at any point). His stance is that, although methadone is the standard of care for opioid addiction in pregnancy ...

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 Post subject: Subutex and nursing and what happens when baby weans??
PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:43 pm 
Hey all. I was on Suboxone for almost 2 years (this time) when I found out I was pregnant in January this year. My psychiatrist (suboxone prescriber) switched me to Subutex and I am his first pregnant patient so he doesn't have a ton of info on what happens after I deliver. My OB recommended I not discontinue or decrease my dose during my pregnancy. I am prescribed 12 mg a day but currently take ...

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 Post subject: 35 Weeks and Worried
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 11:09 am 
Hello,

I really need some advice/reassurance. I am 35 weeks pregnant with my first child (32 years old). I have been taking suboxone for almost a year and a half and have been doing very well on it. I was only taking about 1 mg a day when I found out I was pregnant. My sub doctor assured me that there would be no adverse effects to the baby and encouraged me to stay on ...

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 Post subject: Buprenorphine Halves Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Treatment
PostPosted: Wed May 10, 2017 9:48 am 
Buprenorphine Halves Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Treatment Times in May 4 2017 New England Journal of Medicine.

Compared to morphine, buprenorphine almost halves treatment time and hospital stay.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28468518

As opiate use disorder has increased in the US, the rate of NAS has increased almost 5 times over the last 15 yrs.

Two thirds of babies exposed to opiates during pregnancy require medication to control withdrawal symptoms.

Study results ...

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 Post subject: 3 months pregnant on subutex and thinking of switching to me
PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:40 pm 
I am 3 months pregnant and have been told by sub doctor to switch to methadone. But the point of going there everyday and waiting outside in line is very embarrassing for me. Everyday I have to lock myself in the bathroom for 20 - 30 mins cuz I can't talk to no one cuz of the horrible taste I gag always jus thinking I have to take medicine. I put a hard candy in ...

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 Post subject: Pregnant on subs help
PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:52 pm 
Hi I've been dealing with a lot through my pregnancy and I need some answers of what I should do!?!? I'm 38 weeks pregnant and I'm about to have a c section next week. Now my problem is I've been taking subutext my whole pregnancy unprescribed. I've been trying to get into a program my whole pregnancy and they keep telling me there's a six month waiting list. I've even got on lists way early ...

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 Post subject: New borns and nas
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:00 pm 
Hello,
I am a new member to this site but have read every pregnancy related post since becoming pregnant. I just had my son Monday March 13th 2017. I was on subutext my whole pregnancy. My question to anyone with any experience with subutext and pregnancy is when did your baby start showing signs of nas and what symptoms did they have And did they need medication for it? If so, how long was your ...

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 Post subject: 8 weeks, very low subutex taper
PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:43 pm 
Hi all, so I am 8 weeks pregnant on Sunday found out I was expecting about two weeks ago. I have been clean for two years and have been slowly tapering off suboxone for the past year, I'm down to 0.5 mg in the am and a very small 0.125 in the pm. Since I am pregnant it is mandatory to be switched over to subutex which I started taking three days ago. This pill ...

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