Our 12-step group gives out tags for clean time; to recognize and congratulate certain lengths. This is supposed to be a joyous occasion. For a while now, when the nine-month tag is announced, some can be heard yelling out, “pregnant with recovery, not by someone in recovery.”
Category: Becoming A Mom In Recovery
Here you will find articles written by women about the unique gifts, feelings, and struggles associated with becoming a mom after a period of recovery.
For at least four months after I made ….
When I got pregnant, the doctors switched my medication to Subutex because it was “safer” for the baby. My baby was born dependent.
I was five and a half years sober when I had my daughter. I was active in my recovery. Then a familiar obsession started creeping back.
I finally had to accept some hard truths about myself as a mother.