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Smoking during pregnancy?

Smoking during pregnancy?

Very bad idea: Smoking will hurt not only your health but also your baby's health for the rest of his/her life. Quit asap. It is not easy. Consult your doctor for assistance. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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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Can smoking marijuana before pregnancy cause any complications while pregnancy?

Can smoking marijuana before pregnancy cause any complications while pregnancy?

It certainly might: It appears that exposure to marijuana during embryonic/fetal development can cause behavior problems. Exactly when during development the danger happens is unknown but we do know that marijuana substances can stay in your body for quite some time even after you stop. Why subject your children to such risk? Besides all this, smoking *anything* puts carbon monoxide and other poisons in your body. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed during pregnancy just as dangerous for the baby as smoking cigarettes?

Is smoking weed during pregnancy just as dangerous for the baby as smoking cigarettes?

Yes. Marijuana has: Known effects in brain activity, behavior, & sleep patterns of prenatally exposed infants & children.Smoking 1 joint/day or more can cause problems with attention, impulsivity, academic performance & short term memory, from increased carbon monoxide/decreased oxygen to the fetal brain. Babies passively smoke what adults smoke & get it thru breast milk, impacting development & lung function. ...Read more

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Could drinking and smoking weed during pregnancy contribute to autism?

Could drinking and smoking weed during pregnancy contribute to autism?

Maybe: Some of the toxins you inhale with every cigarette will enter your 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 been difficult to sort out. Reliable data based on single agent exposure is not readily available. ...Read more

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Pregnant women and smoking weed?

Pregnant women and smoking weed?

No.: Please, no, no, no. There are not enough medical studies to know for sure what happens to the fetus with smoking pot. Please value your baby's health and avoid pot while pregnant. ...Read more

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Will smoking marijuana while pregnant cause early labor?

Will smoking marijuana while pregnant cause early labor?

Yes, it sure can : Smoking marijuana during pregnancy is associated with several problems, including premature labor. Also there are low birth weight babies. Small for gestational age babies, and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22258135 and http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22815699 you are assuming these risks if you smoke marijuana while pregnant. ...Read more

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Can smoking marijuana during 2nd week of pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

Can smoking marijuana during 2nd week of pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

Unknown: But smoking anything while pregnant is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Are weed wacker fumes harmful during pregnancy?

Are weed wacker fumes harmful during pregnancy?

If used in: well ventilated, outside environment they should cause no harm to mother or baby ...Read more

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Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

Can smoking during pregnancy cause a miscarriage?

Don't smoke!: Smoking has many negative effects on the the baby's well-being. It has been associated with increased miscarriages, stillbirth, premature labor, low birth weight, and problems with the placenta (placenta previa and abruption). If you are pregnant, avoid smoking for your health and the baby's. ...Read more

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Smoking tobacco is major risk factor for pancreatic cancer. What about vaping marijuana (not tobacco e-cigs), smoking it or edibles have same risk?

Smoking tobacco is major risk factor for pancreatic cancer. What about vaping marijuana (not tobacco e-cigs), smoking it or edibles have same risk?

Probably okay: Nobody has shown these to risky for pancreatic cancer. Any use of nicotine is extremely dangerous as it is horribly addictive. Cannabis may make you goofy but that is your choice. Be aware of the law, whether or not it seems wise. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed give you the same cancer risk as smoking cigarettes?

Can smoking weed give you the same cancer risk as smoking cigarettes?

Smoking: Smoking of any substance irritates tissues everywhere it touches. So while cannibus is not tobacco, there are still risks associated. Some studies have shown that many folks smoke cannibus in addition to tobacco. If that's the case, it's a double whammy. ...Read more

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Will early cigarette smoking affect breast growth?

Will early cigarette smoking affect breast growth?

No: However, it will make the breast sag sooner as you age. Do yourself a favor, get a proud young woman's revenge on the tobacco company ceo's responsible for you addiction, and quit now by whatever means. ...Read more

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Will stopping cigarette smoking increase my chances of getting pregnant?

Will  stopping cigarette smoking increase my chances of getting pregnant?

Yes!: There is plenty of scientific evidence that smoking can have a number of negative effects on fertility, from direct effects on eggs, to transport to fallopian tubes, to increased spontaneous abortion. Zero tobacco gives you the best chances. It may take 3 months after quitting. But if you don't want to be pregnant, smoking is not a way to prevent pregnancy! ...Read more

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Are nicotine patches safe during pregnancy?

Are nicotine patches safe during pregnancy?

Some risks: It's better than smoking, but there's a small chance that nicotine replacement treatments could be harmful to your baby, especially if you wear a 24-hour patch or overuse gum or sprays. Talk to your doctor before giving them a try. Consider hypnosis or behavior modification techniques instead. ...Read more

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Will smoking marijuana while using nexplanon cause the same risks as smoking cigarettes? (Risk of blood clots)

NO, however...: Smoking cigarettes increases risk of blood clots as does taking Nexplanon & those who use Nexplanon while smoking have unacceptable risks of blood clots. Smoking marijuana is not known to have the same increased risk of blood clots as smoking tobacco, though there is preliminary evidence that regular marijuana use may somewhat increase risk of blood clots, so to be safe I would avoid regular use. ...Read more