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What effects has thc on breast feeding babies if mother consumes?

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 29 years experience
Don t : It goes into milk, baby will use if you use. Do not use drugs, mostly if you are breastfeeding. And it may impair your ability to take care of baby. Please?
Dr. Caroline Cribari
Psychiatry 24 years experience
RISK: bad baby brain: Studies have indicated thc exposure in infants through breastmilk can change the baby's brain development! it is not worth the risk!
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
THC: Thc can impair a mother's judgment and child care abilities. There is concern that marijuana may have effect on neurotransmitters and nervous system development of the infant. For a more complete answer please refer to lactmed- from the us national institutes of health. http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/f?./temp/~sgjkqy:1.

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