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How Smoking Weed During Pregnancy Might Affect the Fetus

How Smoking Weed During Pregnancy Might Affect the Fetus

In 2016, 7% of pregnant women in a California study tested positive for marijuana use, which is almost double the 4% who were using it in 2009. "I have some significant concerns about it..."

When they divided the pregnant women into different age groups, they found that marijuana use increased in every age group, but its sharpest spike occurred in women younger than 24 years of age.

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy, and its use is increasing. Drug tests sometimes revealed marijuana use that patients didn't disclose on the questionnaires, and some women who reported drug use passed the screening tests, the study found.

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"Nationally, studies have indicated that marijuana use is increasing over time, and that marijuana use is increasing over time among pregnant women, but the prevalence of marijuana use during pregnancy is higher in this study", Young-Wolff said.

Given how many pregnant women seem to be using pot, there's clearly a lot of confusion about its safety.

California legalized medicinal marijuana in 1996 and expanded its legalization this year, with the passage of Proposition 64.

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But the researchers believe that urine samples are likely to provide the most accurate picture of marijuana use in pregnancy, because people tend to hesitate about admitting such behaviors. The combination of increased risk for low gestational weight and preterm birth puts babies born to women who smoked weed during pregnancy at greater odds for NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) admittance. A 2013 study published in Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey researched the effects of marijuana use on lactation, under the guise that marijuana will soon become more widely available in the US, and didn't find conclusive evidence to support treating marijuana and tobacco use the same way. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists also warns expecting mothers of the negative effects of marijuana use that include impaired neurodevelopment.

Research shows that marijuana use during pregnancy may be linked to future developmental and hyperactivity disorders in children. "If you're not drinking and not smoking cigarettes when you're pregnant, what makes you think marijuana is safe?" This could create compounding factors in medical studies' results. The survey contained questions about their use of marijuana within the past month.

"As of now, the idea is not to use marijuana for morning sickness", he said. "THC is known to cause a blood-brain barrier and possibly effect their brain and you don't know yet at what dose and what extent of use it can affect the fetus in-utero or after".

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