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Living n florida,current laws on drug testing during pregnancy for all types of drugs

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akb515

Asked by akb515 at 8:16 PM on Jul. 24, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • I can't speak to Florida. In the states I've lived, they'll screen you at the hospital and, if positive, CPS will be called in. If you have prior history of drug use and/or a prior incident with CPS regarding another child, you'll be tested throughout your pregnancy.
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 8:19 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • So what are you worried about?! Are you using while you're pregnant? If so, please stop. If you need help stopping, talk to your Dr. about your options.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:20 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • can a place really screen your blood for whatever they want to with no just reason? that it SCARY..

    I guess I would say... protect your blood? that and stop taking drugs.... maybe cut CPS off at the pass by finding a maternity friendly rehab place. seek help yourself on your terms before a judge forces it on u
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 8:28 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • This is what you seem to want: http://www.doh.state.fl.us/family/mch/hs/hs.html

    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 8:56 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • Yes they drug test pretty much everywhere. I think gdiamante has what you are asking for.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:18 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • They test you in Florida. They also test your baby when it's born.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 9:29 PM on Jul. 24, 2013

  • Drugs are bad....
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 12:08 AM on Jul. 25, 2013

  • can a place really screen your blood for whatever they want to with no just reason?

    Not for no reason. If the doctor suspects you might be on drugs or if you've admitted to it, then yes he can test you for it. Also it's not just blood. You know how they ask for a urine sample to confirm the pregnancy?? Guess what will show up in urine. That's not necessarily what they look for, but it does show up. Yes they test the baby too when it's born especially if it's known the mother did drugs.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:28 AM on Jul. 25, 2013

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