Marijuana And Pregnancy: What Are The Risks?

The use of marijuana (cannabis) has become a widely debated topic in the United States in recent times, and most have strong opinions about the medicinal or recreational use of this powerful plant. As some women consider using marijuana to treat issues such as morning sickness they are left wondering about the effects of marijuana on themselves and their baby while pregnant. In this piece, author Pamela McColl shares a few reasons that using marijuana during pregnancy may have detrimental effects on the child, and why it should be avoided, even as a medical treatment, during this critical time.

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