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Is It Safe To Smoke Marijuana While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Marijuana: Yes. Literature shows marijuana is potentially harmful to embryonic development as early as 2 weeks after conception. In-utero exposure has been linked to anencephaly, a condition in which the forebrain fails to form, as well as with later development of adhd, learning disabilities, memory impairment, depression, and aggression. Pre-1997 no detrimental effects on pregnancy were reported&believed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Time to quit: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.Pregnancy exposure results in decreased fetal head growth but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself produces decreased placental blood flow, and smaller size. After birth it decreases milk production, taints the milk and increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally not but...: If this were a common problem there would be far fewer babies born here in the santa cruz, ca area :) however, there is evidence that heavy marijuana use may lower sperm count somewhat and reduce the ability of sperm to fertilize eggs, but no evidence it causes "infertility" per se. But for couples experiencing fertility issues it would be wise to reduce or stop marijuana use. See comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I smoke marijuana on a daily basis & being 22 weeks pregnant , at how many weeks should I stop before it can found in my baby's system?
If I'm in the implanon n smoke marijuana n then have unprotected sex can this make me fall pregnant?
No: but you can get sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and hepatitis B, as well as HPV, which carries a risk of later cancer. There is no evidence that marijuana reduces the efficacy of implanon, but if getting stoned makes it more likely that you have unprotected sex, especially with casual partners, then you are exposing yourself to considerable risks of other unpleasant things, like STDs ...Read more
Can I smoke marijuana while taking fish oil pill and prenatals before trying to get pregnant? I won't smoke when I find out I am. But am I good ?
Recommend: that you skip the dope.Get a more detailed answer ›