You are free to separate and move out of the home, including move out of state even if your wife is pregnant, as long as you are not abandoning the marriage. NC will still likely have jurisdiction over the property settlement, alimony/postseparation support, child custody and child support. In NC, since you are married to the mother of the child, you will be considered the legal father of the child. You can contest this when the child is born, and especially if/when she files a custody and child support action against you.
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