If you are pregnant and subscribed methadone, breastfeeding is still an option. Many women have no clue that they can breastfeed while they are on methadone. It will not harm your baby and is actually recommended by doctors. Does that mean others will agree if you decide to breastfeed? Not at all. Be prepared for the stigma that surrounds breastfeeding and methadone from people's own personal … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding on Methadone is Safe
As a new mother, I bet you're terrified? You have no clue what your baby's stay in the N.I.C.U. will be like. Although it is normal to worry because that's what moms do. I promise you don't have to. Here is the breakdown from a woman who's experienced it firsthand and more than once. Trust and believe, I was a nervous wreck the first time. Yet, as it turns out, I had nothing to worry about. … [Read more...] about A Newborn Baby’s Stay In The NICU
Searching the internet, you can find information on anything. Being a mom in recovery, I browsed through endless recovery blogs. I found all types of addiction blogs, blogs centered around Narcotics Anonymous, even how to stop using heroin cold turkey. Being on methadone, I was trying to find blogs about methadone, good things about methadone maintenance. Out of all of the information that I … [Read more...] about Is Methadone Killing Kids?
Are you curious about methadone? Are you or a loved one in need of treatment and considering methadone maintenance? Maybe you're already prescribed methadone but you have unanswered questions? No matter what your reasoning, you are in the right place. This is an intensive guide to methadone maintenance treatment. You will find every answer to every question you may have. No longer will you … [Read more...] about Guide To Methadone Maintenance
Society believes MMT patients will be on methadone forever. For some, this is true. They have no problem with being on methadone for the rest of their life. Then, there are those who want to follow a treatment plan and get off of methadone in a designated amount of time. There is no plan that every person follows when it comes to weaning off of methadone. You have to do what is best for you. … [Read more...] about How To Correctly Taper Off Methadone
Methadone maintenance treatment or MMT is a form or treatment for opiate addiction. The United States has been using MMT for well over 50 years. May I add...that methadone maintenance treatment has been and continues helping people overcome heroin addiction with great success. The negative stigma surrounding medicine-assisted treatment including methadone leads society to think badly and … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Biggest Lies(Myths) About Methadone