Smoking marijuana while pregnant can have positive and negative effects. We will try and figure out into details about marijuana and dealing with pregnancy.
Effects of smoking weed while pregnant
A study by a registered nurse and founder of Marijuana Mommy, Jessie Gill, tole Herb that a study in 1994 conduct that cannabis might be beneficial when used in pregnancy. The study also looked at women in Jamaica who used cannabis during pregnancy had promising results.
Benefits of smoking weed
Most women that are pregnant use cannabis to help them deal with nausea of morning sickness. Relaxation from pain and anxiety can help with marijuana.
The potential risk
Studies such as the American Academy of Pediatrics warns mothers against smoking because it could "place the fetus at risk".
A 2012 study in Australia claim that your body could potentially have a lower birth weight if you use cannabis during pregnancy. Another study in 2015 also research could be linked to neurodevelopment issues in children such as hyperactivity and poor cognitive function.
Smoking weed while breastfeeding
Breastfeeding and smoking weed have no clear effects, but risk of tremor, poor sucking reflexes, slow weight gain, decreased feeding time, changes in visual responses and delayed motor development can increased.
The human body's own endocannabinoid 2-AG, which is the brain's version of THC, is passed from mother to child during breastfeeding. Cannabinoid is what actually keep newborns alive. Researcher Ester Fride explained that these cannabinoids may help prevent a disease known as "non-organic failure to thrive".
The researcher also conducted that cannabinoids can have a major impact on developing babies.
Smoking weed while pregnant is still illegal and can cause you time in jail if used. Smoke wisely and be careful.
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