Teresa admits she is dependent on heroin and says she hasn’t been able to stop using, even though she knows that she is putting her unborn child at risk.

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When Teresa and her family appeared on Dr. Phil, they were introduced to OB-GYN Dr. Thaïs Aliabadi, who warned Teresa that trying to quit heroin “cold-turkey” was not an option because it could be extremely dangerous for her baby.

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Seven days after taping with Dr. Phil, Teresa came to Los Angeles, where she met with Dr. Aliabadi and her colleagues, Dr. Steve Rad, and Dr. Stacy Cohen, who specializes in addiction psychiatry. Teresa received a full health screening, a detailed anatomy ultrasound to check for potential congenital disabilities and delays in fetal development, and an addiction evaluation.

“I’m really grateful that I have all these amazing people helping me,” says Teresa.

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