How will using cocaine affect your unborn child?
It could cause birth defects to the baby, or even a stillbirth.
By using dopamine as a neurotransmitter, cocaine can affect the synapses. Cocaine attaches to the dopamine receptors of the presynaptic membrane. It prevents dopamine re-uptake, causing it to accumulate in the synaptic cleft. As an excitatory psychoactive drug, it amplifies synaptic transmission. The accumulation of dopamine creates a sense of euphoria.
What if a mother wants to willingly give sole custody of her unborn child to the baby's biological father?
I am a school teacher teaching kindergarteners whose mothers have taken meth and they were born addicted to it, and YES!!!!!!!!!! OMG, it does affect them. If you are pregnant, stop using, do it for your baby. Think of the selfishness you are doing to a poor little baby. If you do not want your baby please give it up for adoption and do not raise your baby with drugs. The students in the past…