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Weed in system when baby is born Colleen B. Due April 16 (boy); Houston, Texas 24 posts
14th Mar '11

No bashing please!!! This is for a friend of mine not for myself. My friend quit smoking but is worried about THC still being in her system when her baby is born. I have heard of plenty of people in the state of Texas that have smoke MJ while pregnant and had their baby with MJ in their system and CPS did not get involved, babies were perfectly healthy, and went home with the parents. I don't personally think they would take her baby from her with just THC in her system. Now I have heard cases of people having their babies taken from them bc they had MJ and cocaine in their system but never for just THC. If the THC isn't all out of her system by the time her baby is born do you think they will take her baby from her?

Leisurely Duchess 1 child; Monterey, California 25884 posts
14th Mar '11

It appears to be random, sometimes they act, others, they don't.

She Got Her Own 3 kids; Hodges, South Carolina 5813 posts
14th Mar '11

i know a girl here in sc who only had mj in her and it was also in baby. not only did they take the baby they took her older children also.

*L0ViN.J.D.&M* 3 kids; Virginia 5233 posts
14th Mar '11

a friend had to take parenting classes because it was in the babies system. she stoped smokeing, but her little man come 4 weeks early she had not smoked in 3 weeks

Christina/Chrissy Due March 31; 17 kids; Pennsylvania 8726 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting Colleen B.:" No bashing please!!! This is for a friend of mine not for myself. My friend quit smoking but is worried ... [snip!] ... just THC. If the THC isn't all out of her system by the time her baby is born do you think they will take her baby from her?"

its illegal, so be it if they but thats just me.....shouldnt be doin it in the first place

DEGO 19 kids; Bridgeport, Ohio 3915 posts
14th Mar '11

Here in OH they now test the baby's first BM.. My BD's new gf had their baby taken away from them for THC. But she had just smoked like a week before, and was doing heroin so I'm sure that's not the best example.. I smoked before I found out I was pregnant and never tested positive aside from the doctor's office. Baby was fine.

*Mrs. Varicose Veins* 5 kids; Chunky, Mississippi 22987 posts
14th Mar '11

I have never been drug tested after birth.

*SoldierMommy* 3 kids; Milwaukee, Wisconsin 6826 posts
14th Mar '11

I thought they drug tested only if they had a reason to?

Colleen B. Due April 16 (boy); Houston, Texas 24 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting Naturally, Sadie.:" Here in OH they now test the baby's first BM.. My BD's new gf had their baby taken away from them for ... [snip!] ... example.. I smoked before I found out I was pregnant and never tested positive aside from the doctor's office. Baby was fine."

See you also said Heroin, I know someone that had THC in her system when her baby was born and nothing was done, now I know of someone else who had cocaine and THC and they took the baby bc of the cocaine and made the mama go to rehab. I'm just trying to get some answers.

She Got Her Own 3 kids; Hodges, South Carolina 5813 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting FriedGreenTomaters♥:" I have never been drug tested after birth."


if you test positive at your ob office he can tell the hospital to drug test you and baby.
thats what happened in the situation i know about.

Colleen B. Due April 16 (boy); Houston, Texas 24 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting She Got Her Own:" i know a girl here in sc who only had mj in her and it was also in baby. not only did they take the baby they took her older children also."

Are you sure that it was just MJ in her system? I have never heard of CPS taking all the children unless there were some very hard hard drugs being used and the place of living was not met to their standards.

Colleen B. Due April 16 (boy); Houston, Texas 24 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting She Got Her Own:" if you test positive at your ob office he can tell the hospital to drug test you and baby. thats what happened in the situation i know about."

My friend's doctor doesn't drug test her at all. Never have. They only check her pee for her iron levels and glucose levels. Never drug tested her.

*Mrs. Varicose Veins* 5 kids; Chunky, Mississippi 22987 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting Colleen B.:" My friend's doctor doesn't drug test her at all. Never have. They only check her pee for her iron levels and glucose levels. Never drug tested her."

I was never tested either but this was in IL and WI.

Colleen B. Due April 16 (boy); Houston, Texas 24 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting Christina/Chrissy:" its illegal, so be it if they but thats just me.....shouldnt be doin it in the first place"

Correction.....it is illegal in some places. It is actually legalized in some states for medical purposes and if you are caught with some and it's under a certain amount you won't get in trouble. Now here in Texas it is of course banned completely.

*SoldierMommy* 3 kids; Milwaukee, Wisconsin 6826 posts
14th Mar '11
Quoting FriedGreenTomaters♥:" I was never tested either but this was in IL and WI."

I was never tested and I live in WI. Unless they never told me they did.