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is marijuana harmful to babies

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
yes: Some of the toxins you inhale with every cigarette will enter the blood and travel thru the umbilical cord to baby.It is well documented that the newb ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Pot: Mmmmmm, yes!
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many issues: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.Long them he ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many issues: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.Long them he ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It's illegal, child : Endangerment. Smoking mj, tobacco, crack, etc. Inside or out of the home (it clings to fabrics) makes your baby a passive smoker, bad for his lungs & ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Hmmmm: Probably not as bad as having parents who smoke the marijuana around the infant, while they're supposed to be taking care of him/her. Relating with a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
NO: THC is lipid bound, which is why it stays in your system for 30 days or more.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Be prepared: It is good that you have stopped.Your job from now until past delivery is to abstain and hope you don't attract the attention of child & family se ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to know: Research on babies born after the mother smoked marijuana in pregnancy shows mixed results. Some of jamaican women even show no negative results. htt ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Will they look ?: It is not part of routine newborn testing. If CPS has you on a list or show up with druggy friends, they will look. Urine would be clean if you quit f ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Medical Marijuana...: ...is still marijuana. Smoking nicotine cigarettes or smoking pot-- neither is good for your baby.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Variable issue: Since the mom's system will eventually remove the material, the time it takes to clear mom is also shared by baby.It takes 24-57 hrs to remove 1/2 fro ... Read More
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