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Need doctor's help! will marijuana be harmful to babies?

Need doctor's help! will marijuana be harmful to babies?

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 newborn of a marijuana smoker will have a smaller skull volume ; the question of related learning problems has conflicting findings. ...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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Does marijuana smoke hurt babies?

Does marijuana smoke hurt babies?

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 head growth in baby is impaired but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of babies being exposed to smoking marijuana?

What are the side effects of babies being exposed to smoking marijuana?

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 & brain. Because of smaller body surface area, babies get "stoned" by much lower amts. Of mj than adults. Being in an altered state impairs infant development. If a sole caretaker is high, baby's risk of accidental injury or death is also high. ...Read more

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Is the smell of growing unsmoked marijuana bad for a infant?

Is the smell of growing unsmoked marijuana bad for a infant?

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 baby -- sober -- helps him develop emotionally and intellectually. Very important to be clear yourself while parenting. ...Read more

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I stopped smoking marijuana at 28 weeks pregnant. I smoked atleast 2-3 joints a day. How long does it take to leave my unborn babies blood?

I stopped smoking marijuana at 28 weeks pregnant. I smoked atleast 2-3 joints a day. How long does it take to leave my unborn babies blood?

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 services.When a kid under their watch presents for delivery we look at your urine, which would be clean, and the kids poo,not blood. The poo can retain evidence from the point it was created, and a sensitive test would show it from 28wks. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in a babies system that is still in the womb in the poop pee and blood?

How long does marijuana stay in a babies system that is still in the womb in the poop pee and blood?

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. http://tinyurl.com/n85vrj3 nonetheless, thc remains in the baby at least as long as it remains in the mother -- depending on frequency of use, this could be months of positive urines since lase use. Thc is stored in placenta and other fat. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in unborn baby's system?

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 from the body, another 24-57 1/2 the remainder & so on. If anyone is suspicious about exposure they can test the newborns poo & find evidence of cannabis for months after the last exposure. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks from delivery will marijuana show after delivery in my baby?

I am 8 weeks from delivery will marijuana show after delivery in my baby?

It may: Depending on how often you've been using marijuana, it could show up in both you and your baby. Please at least stop now. Your baby is exposed to whatever you eat, drink, or smoke. Marijuana is not safe for fetuses -- premature birth and developmental problems are associated with mothers' smoking marijuana during pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i smoke a gram a day how long will marijuana stay in my baby's placenta?

If i smoke a gram a day how long will marijuana stay in my baby's placenta?

Just the facts: The: Level of thc in the placenta depends on the dosage & regularity of your use & how rapidly you metabolize the drug. "washout" doesn't work. If your baby's length, weight &/or head circumference are small for gestational age, it alerts you & the doctors of the need for early intervention for your baby's optimal development. Later-onset adhd, +/-learning & behavior problems can occur without sga. ...Read more

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No critisisim please just tell me how long marijuana will stay in my baby's system I am due june11?A gram a day please jus answer !

No critisisim please just tell me how long marijuana will stay in my baby's system I am due june11?A gram a day please jus answer !

The facts: If you're using daily, thc (from marijuana) may be in your system and your baby's for several months. It is stored in fat. It goes to the placenta & into your baby also. Marijuana use while pregnant can result in your baby being small-for-gestational-age, or your having premature birth, miscarriage, or stillbirth. Also there could be developmental delay later. Please discuss w/your OB doc. ...Read more

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If i smoke a gram a day and I am due june 11 will marijuana still be in mine and my baby's system if i quit a month before she comes ?

If i smoke a gram a day and I am due june 11 will marijuana still be in mine and my baby's system if i quit a month before she comes ?

Please reconsider: Oh my gosh, your question makes me so sad for your unborn child. It sounds like you plan to continue using and stop prior to detection. Please, please think this over. You may feel remorseful about this if your precious baby girl is born with serious health problems due to cannabis abuse. I encourage you to talk candidly with your obstetrician about your use so that you can come off the thc now. ...Read more

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Please just tell me how long it will take marijuana to get out of my baby's system I am due june 11 no criticism please?A gram a day please just answe

Please just tell me how long it will take marijuana to get out of my baby's system I am due june 11 no criticism please?A gram a day please just answe

If: You stop today it will be gone by june 11th for sure. That is the best advice i can give you without criticism. You have a very large responsibility in your belly. ...Read more

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What could be the effects of eating or smoking marijuana on an unborn baby?

What could be the effects of eating or smoking marijuana on an unborn baby?

Drug & unborn baby: Eating marijuana has no effect on unborn baby. However smoking marjuana , cannabinoids cross through the placenta into the fetal blood and sensitizes the brain to effects of cannabinoid, good or bad. ...Read more

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Is 8 weeks enough time for baby and me to be clean from smoking marijuana? I have 8 weeks left till delivery. April 3 is due date. Quit 1 day ago

Is 8 weeks enough time for baby and me to be clean from smoking marijuana? I have 8 weeks left till delivery. April 3 is due date. Quit 1 day ago

Possibly not: Depending on how frequently you've been using, your urine drug screen may be positive for up to 100 days. That's longer than 8 weeks. The more worrisome thing is that you've been exposing your baby to thc and many other metabolites during your pregnancy to date. Please talk with your physician about this so that they can be aware and watchful for your baby's safety. ...Read more

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What are some harmful effects of smoking marijuana?

What are some harmful effects of smoking marijuana?

Marijuana: Refer to diagram on right (hopefully u can see small print). ...Read more

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Is it bad for my baby to breathe in marijuana?

Is it bad for my baby to breathe in marijuana?

yes: Yes it is bad for babies to breath marijuana smoke. It is also bad for the moms. Staying clean is not bad for moms or for babies. You need to be clean to take care of baby. Get help if you need it. Call na hotline, ask your dr or call 1855detox 00 if necessary. If it is not you smoking marijuana, ask the smoker to stay away from the baby. Please. ...Read more

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What are the affects of smoking marijuana while pregnant? Does it give you a smaller baby?

What are the affects of smoking marijuana while pregnant?  Does it give you a smaller baby?

Maybe : Chromosomal breaks and mutations in a fetal dna have been associated with mj exposure during pregnancy. There is also evidence for increased learning problems and prematurity in mothers who smoke mj during pregnancy. So if the baby is premature it will be smaller & at high risk for many problems neonatally & later in life. ...Read more

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I smoke a gram a day I am due june 11 if i quit smoking before june will marijuana still show up in baby's system?

I smoke a gram a day I am due june 11 if i quit smoking before june will marijuana still show up in baby's system?

Think about Ur Baby: You need to stop using marijuana now, and not waiting until may. Think about your poor baby. Marijuana may harm your baby brain- and may cause some learning problem and affect the memory. You are going to become a mother and you want your baby to be healthy right? You need to start thinking about your baby, and be more responsible. ...Read more

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