Pregnant and on methadone

Patient

Q: Okay i just found out that im about a month and a half pregnant. My concern is that i am in a methadone program.now originally i was on the 21 day detox(CA) but when my doctor found out i was pregnant he upped my dose back to 40 when i was already down to 30. Help what do i do? I want to finish my detox but i dnt want to hurt the baby,but i dont want to end up addicted to methadone. Please help. Thank you.

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