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.
- Low birth weight
- Preterm birth
- Long-term rain development issues
- 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.
- For more information on marijuana during pregnancy visit, What You Need to Know About Marijuana Use and Pregnancy.