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Some medicines can harm your baby

The discovery that you are pregnant is often a wonderful moment. Although there is a lot to plan and organize and it can mean a few big changes to your lifestyle, welcoming a new baby into your family is a wonderful experience. However, there are many women in Maryland who rely on medicines to help them control serious medical conditions and help them get through their day.

While you are pregnant, you want more than ever to be healthy and functional. However, as this article on birth injuries explains, you might find that the medicine you use could be harmful to your baby. Suddenly you are faced with the possibility of having to put your own well-being at risk in order to protect your unborn child.

It is a very difficult matter to address and not a decision to make alone. You may even find that you have a legal obligation to stop using medicine that could harm your baby. Your doctor can advise you about the potential effects it could have on your pregnancy. He or she may also be able to suggest alternatives to help you cope if you need to stop taking your normal prescription.

Unfortunately, it is also important to be aware that some doctors do make mistakes. If you are at all unhappy with the advice you are given, do not hesitate to seek a second opinion. Also, if at any point in your pregnancy, something feels wrong, seek medical assistance immediately. It is better to have a false alarm than risk losing your baby.

It is a huge thing to think about when all you want to do is plan and look forward to your baby?s birth. Yet if the worst should happen, the chances are that you will want to know why. An attorney may be able to help you get to the bottom of the matter and support you through ts difficult time.

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