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Is it safe to smoke marijuana while pregnant?

Is it safe to smoke marijuana while pregnant?

Marijuana/Pregnant: Few of consequences for the newborn are; permanent cognitive deficits, poor concentration, hyperactivity, impaired social interactions. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is it harmful if you smoke marijuana while pregnant?

Is it harmful if you smoke marijuana while pregnant?

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 more

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Does it harm a fetus if you smoke marijuana while pregnant?

Does it harm a fetus if you smoke marijuana while pregnant?

Not a teratogen: As far as i know it is not teratogenic ( create birth defects) however its not a good idea to smoke anything during pregnancy i can not help in any way. ...Read more

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Can i smoke marijuana while pregnant? Should my husband avoid smoking marijuana around our baby?

Can i smoke marijuana while pregnant? Should my husband avoid smoking marijuana around our baby?

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 more

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If me and my partner smoke marijuana daily will it decrease my chances of getting pregnant?

If me and my partner smoke marijuana daily will it decrease my chances of getting pregnant?

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 more

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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 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?

It wouldn't exactly: be ethical for a doctor to share this info - if it was clear that you would continue to use cannabis until that time. Please, please, please stop your cannabis abuse now. Let your doctor know if you are having trouble quitting. ...Read more

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If I'm in the implanon n smoke marijuana n then have unprotected sex can this make me fall pregnant?

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

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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Ganja is a Sanskrit word ...Read more