Pregnant teen, smoking, not taking meds!
Am I the only parent who is going through this? My daughter is on a role of self-destruct. I did all the right things to keep her as well as possible and now she is doing the opposite. Her doctor says that having this baby (she is 19 Yrs) will take even more years off her life. She might not even carry the child full term. She has been in the hospital three times in 36 days with 1 lung infection (from smoking) and 2 bowel obstructions. She has not been taking her meds for 4 years, and she has been smoking for 2 years. Her eating habits are that of a 10 year old. Junk food only. She want this child because she said, "You have no idea what it's like to have a life threatening disease and not be able to have a child" She is right there. But her current situation is just not good. I financially cannot raise a child. She still lives at home, part-time job only, and her boyfriend is from a family that I don't want to get involved with. I told her that if she plans on keeping this child that she has to move. I gave her until Sept 1. Through her eyes I am the worst mother of the year. Can anyone offer me a few suggestions. WE NEED ALL THE PRAYERS WE CAN GET!