Once you’ve conceived a Baby, you need to immediately stop consuming any kind of drugs-like – Cannabis (Marijuana), Cocaine, Heroin, etc. People who are addicted to the Drugs and Alcohol, find it extremely difficult to leave that lifestyle but when it’s about giving birth to a small little baby, you need to get over it, whatever the ways you need to adapt.
If Pregnant Women continue Smoking Weed (Marijuana) during her Pregnancy Period, then it can lead to –
- preterm birth,
- low birth weight,
- stillbirth, and birth defects.
- affect brain development in the fetus
When Pregnant Women consume the Marijuana it got through her placenta and will surely affect the growth of the unborn baby.
Do you know that Cannabis (Marijuana), is the most commonly used illicit drug in Pregnancy and Lactation? But, consuming Marijuana in any form vaping, edibles or smoking is too dangerous for your unborn baby. It may adversely affect the neuro-development of your baby and will affect the brain development of the fetal.
It can also result in long term side effects on your child grows, he/she may have difficulty in
- behavioral problems
- difficulties with sustained attention (focus problem)
- affects the brain and leads to impaired short-term memory,
- cause problems with baby sleep
Many experts have advised Breastfeeding Moms to avoid Marijuana, as it may pass into the milk and the baby. It could affect baby intellectual development, will make baby sleepy, and will have a problem is gaining weight.
Stop using cannabis if you’re pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Stop using cannabis (Marijuana) with tobacco or other substances, or with medications. Just remember that consuming Marijuana is not safe during pregnancy for New Mom and the Baby.