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More Pregnant Women Are Using Marijuana And Doctors Aren't Pleased

by Wochit 17 January 2019
More Pregnant Women Are Using Marijuana And Doctors Aren't Pleased

The use of alcohol and cigarettes during pregnancy declined during the years 2002 and 2006. But as more US states legalize marijuana, research indicates that more pregnant women are using the drug. Some studies suggest marijuana use during pregnancy may restrict a baby's growth, disrupt brain development. According to Business Insider, being exposed to marijuana in-utero could also result in learning or behavioral problems. Although research is limited, at least two doctors say expecting moms should not use marijuana during pregnancy.

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