We’ve published several articles on the dangers of marijuana use by pregnant and breastfeeding women, a trend that doubled between 2002 and 2017.
In utero cannabis use may predict other mental health, behavioral and attention issues disorders at ages 11 and 12. Recent evidence from the ABCD study suggests this relationship.
There’s evidence this practice contributes to the growing risk for autism in children. Marijuana use by parents may increase the chance of having autistic children.
Smoking Marijuana in Pregnancy is Dangerous
Dr. Drew Edwards explained the multiple ways that use in pregnancy harms your child.