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Bein Pregnant & Smokin Meth

Discussion in 'Methamphetamine / Meth' started by Laylahopefaith, Aug 20, 2017.

  1. Found Out I Was Pregnant Couple Weeks Ago & I Still Kept Smoking Meth Knowin I Was Expecting The Father Of My Unborn Child Is A Meth User Him Self. i No Longer Wanna Keep Using Im Scared Something Will Happen To My Baby Idkk What To Do Its Hard To Stop But I Kno I Should Im 21 Years Old And Im Lost ...
  2. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    @Laylahopefaith... Welcome to the forums. I'm glad you reached out. I think you need to get in touch with someone who can give you some professional help. I would recommend calling a local treatment facility. Or finding an addiction specialist. Smoking meth while you are pregnant is not good for your baby (or you). You have a responsibility to that unborn child, my dear. Please pick up the phone and call someone for help. Today.

    Sending you lots of positive energy, encouragement, and hope.
  3. I know i do need the help but i also have 3 other kids im scared cps will get involved and my kids takin away i just dnt wanna lose any of my kids im a single mother its really hard for me i just dnt kno what to do anymore its like even smokin meth 24/7 everyday like ugh i dnt even think im gettin high anymore but when i do try to stop i hurt sooo much my body feels like its diein im just ...
  4. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    I know you're scared, @Laylahopefaith. But you have to do what's best for you and your children, and that's getting off meth. You need to do whatever you can to make that happen. You have to go forward, be brave, and keep the faith. Things can get better for you. And your kids. I know they can. But you have to take action. Not doing anything will not change anything. If nothing changes, nothing changes.
  5. Your 100% Right I Need To Do Something Now Before I Actually Lose It All And Get More Lost Into This Crystal I Just Hope And Pray That My Kids Wont Get Takin Away Cuz i Know Im A Meth User But Im A Great Single Mother And I Just LOVE MY BABIES SOO MUCHH THAT THE FEELIN I GET THAT THE MIN I SPEAK UP FOR HELP THE MIN MY KIDS GET TAKEN ...
  6. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    I'm sending you tons of positive juju, @Laylahopefaith. You owe it to yourself and your kids to get away from meth NOW.

    Big hugs.
  7. AndreaP.F.

    AndreaP.F. Member

    Heyy, what's crazy is I read this & it's the reason I joined. I'm also 21 years old. I'm also pregnant, I'm 3 months along & in a week I'll be 4. I'm currently a user of the drug & I just wanna say that your not alone on this, you may know that already but girl God is with us & all that are struggling wether they call for him or not. Pray & pray. Even when you aren't really praying but still thinking & talking to him in your head, he can hear you & he is listening. I'm trying so hard to stop like so hard in ways I just can't understand why I haven't broken my pipe yet. But thru this situation, He is there holding our hands when we need a hand to hold onto. I don't know you but I feel you on this. We got this. We will fight it & soon we will win.
  8. Luvmybub

    Luvmybub Member

    @AndreaP.F. I love and appreciate how positive you are in such a crappie situation. I joined to hopefully find some other females going threw this, it feels good to know im not alone.. I'm curious to know how you are doing now? For me I actually got clean about two weeks before I conceived, then once I found out I was pregnant I continued to stay clean, I'm 5 months now, and relapsed... Idk wtf I'm thinking it's not an everyday thing YET but I know myself, and my addiction is so powerful that I'm scared I'm about to ruin everything! I'm 24 and this is my first baby.. it's a boy, and I'm so excited, but I don't understand how I got so weak. Anyways hopefully someone replies to this.. if not, it really does feel good to at least share a bit of my story, feels like a weight lifted off my back. Thanks.
  9. deanokat

    deanokat DrugAbuse.com Community Organizer Community Listener

    @Luvmybub... Please do your best to stay clean during the rest of your pregnancy. That little boy inside of you deserves to be born healthy.

    I'm sending you clean & sober vibes and tons of encouragement. Take things a day at a time. I know you can do this.
  10. Jessdanceee

    Jessdanceee Member

    Hi. Im kind of new to all of this. Reaching out to others for help in general, but mostly reaching out for help through the interenet or something similar to this. I like to think that i am stronger than to have to resort to this. But a few days ago, i learned that i am, in all reality, not. I found out that i am pregnant. I am 21. I have a baby boy who is almost 14 months. I am still with my babies father. He is a user. We lost our first baby together, tragically, not due to anything drug related. I lost myself. When i found out that i was pregnant with my son, i was a user, up until that point. It had been 4 months that i had been steadily using until i found out that i was having a baby. I immediately stopped. And continued to stay sober and clean for my entire pregnancy. It wasnt until about maybe 2 months after i had him that i started using again.. I have used every single day with an unlimited amount available since then. My life is a complete mess. I feel disgusted. I feel so so sorry for what my child has endured and for all that his father and i have put him through. I do not deserve such a loving, sweet baby. His father and i have only gotten worse as the time goes on it seems. It started becoming violent and traumatic, my memory is shot. It is as if this is all a game anymore. Who can outbeat who? Who is more powerful and who has the control and say so over one another? Its pathetic! Im so hard on myself but how can i not be? I know better than all of this. Yet, im stuck. I tell myself i will not put up with this any longer. And the time comes and my heart aches at the thought of leaving, i have too much hope that one day things will change. I want nothing more than to keep my family whole. I love them so much. It just seems impossible for him and i to see eye and eye. Were the complete opposite anymore. Its like i dont even know who he is, these days. A few days ago, i found out i was pregnant. Like i said its been over a year this time that i have been steadily using. I thought i could just stop, just like before. But i was wrong.. I dont expect my babies father to immediately quit using right along side me, who would take care of our child while we are sleeping our days away attempting to recover? I do eventually expect him to become clean. And not too long after i do, in fact. This has been so difficult. I feel so dependent on it. I dont know what to do. I am a whine tit, attention needing, emotional, easily irritated, bossy, yet thankful, but all around NEEDY person and i lean on him for everything. Sometimes too much and i dont realize that until the disaster has already taken its course and apologies dont matter at this point. How can he be strong enough for me when he isnt even strong enough for his self and he doesnt want to open his eyes and see that. He is in denial. As if he believes nothing is wrong with him being a user in general. Whether i was pregnant or not. I dont know what to do. I need some help. I have never called a hotline. I dont know anything about them. I dont want to get in trouble with the law or get my baby taken away nor harm my unborn child. I dont have that much money and i am unemployed and so is my babies father. I have minimal family. And no friends to talk to. I am feeling hopeless. Please. Anything can help. Please pray for my family.
  11. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @Jessdanceee hello and welcome! thanks for reaching out. i know that takes guts.

    it's evident that you do need some sort of professional help to stop the drug use.... i know you're concerned about your baby....but NOT stopping may very well harm the baby... with help, and the desire to continue to get help, you'll be making positive strides to provide a better environment for your family...

    i'm not an expert in this, or a counselor.... i do think maybe do whatever it takes to get some help. if you have medicaid... perhaps you can get help from a social service agency....mental health facility... something. call around and see what your options are.

    there's 12 step meetings too. might help in the meantime... you'll be around others who are on the recovery path... Narcotics Anonymous.... check them out online and see when meetings are in your area...and go... get a sponsor and really begin working the program.. or SMART Recovery. that's another good support group where you can learn, meet people, and keep working on you....

    and, keep coming here. we'll help as we can... but yes, keep hope that you can indeed make some changes...

    for me, other than counseling and groups, i throw myself into reading and watching youtube videos on the topic.... i mean hours and hours a day , every day, so i can re-train my brain and create a different lifestyle!

    here's an article that may be helpful too:

    https://drugabuse.com/library/drug-abuse-hotlines/

    hope to keep hearing from you!
  12. Dominica

    Dominica Author, Writer, Recovery Advocate Community Listener

    @Jessdanceee hey there! just writing to see how you're doing... know that we are here anytime for you to share...