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What are the effects of crystal meth on a developing child?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Severe problems!: Crystal meth can cause poor growth due to restricting blood flow to the placenta. It can cause premature separation of the placenta with bleeding, premature birth and possible bleeding for the mother and baby. There is a risk of both maternal and fetal death. Meth may also cause later brain problems for the baby. There is also possible risk from lifestyle issues for women using illegal drugs.
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Last updated Apr 25, 2021
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