How wonderful, Melissa.....congratulations!! Babies are always such a blessing!!
I understand your fears, but you've received some great advice from your doctor and from this group!
I was never on pain meds during any of my pregnancies, but I have used fentanyl patches before and have gotten off them. I did not taper, I went off cold turkey because the fentanyl was suppressing my breathing and I would "forget" to breathe. The withdrawal from fentanyl was one of the worst experiences I have ever gone through. I'm sure that tapering off will be much much better for you and the baby.
You and your little one will be in my thoughts and prayers!
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