Took klonopin before I knew!

Patient

Q: I found out I was pregnant at 4 weeks...I had been taking 1.5mg of Klonopin a day for those entire 4weeks! I am now freaking out! I read that klonopin is the worst thing you can take in the first trimester and that women have had abortions due to birth defects. I stopped taking them the moment I found out I was pregnant. Have I caused serious birth defects? Thank you.

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