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Marijuana use during pregnancy has similar effects as smoking during pregnancy. However, more research is needed on how marijuana affects the development of the infant.

Risk factors

  • Low birth weight
  • Stillbirth
  • Preterm birth
  • Long-term rain development issues
  • Autism
  • Learning delays


Marijuana during breastfeeding 

  • You may take precautions in smoking away from your child, however,  THC is stored in fat and released through the breast milk
  • There is limited data on the effects on your baby, however, to maintain optimal health the mother should avoid any potentially harmful substances.