Marijuana and the Risks to Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Marijuana contains almost 500 components that can pass through the placenta to the baby during pregnancy, causing harm to the fetus.

Marijuana use by a breastfeeding mother can expose the newborn to toxins stored in the mother’s fat tissues and slowly released to baby, even after the mother has stopped using.

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Fast Facts About Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

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Effects of Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Infographic

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