Marijuana Use in Men May Increase Miscarriage Risk

Marijuana Use in Men May Increase Miscarriage Risk

We know that smoking tobacco has a multitude of adverse effects on fertility for both men and women. Until recently, the impact of smoking marijuana has been less clear, however. A recent study found that amongst women undergoing fertility treatment, those who were current marijuana smokers had double the risk of miscarriage compared to women […]

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Smoking Marijuana During Fertility Treatment May Increase Miscarriage

Smoking Marijuana During Fertility Treatment

We know that smoking tobacco has a multitude of adverse effects on fertility and obstetrical outcomes. The impact of smoking marijuana has been less clear, however. A recent study published in Human Reproduction found that smoking marijuana during fertility treatment may increase miscarriage. Further, the study found that amongst women undergoing fertility treatment, those who […]

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Marijuana May Block Pregnancy by Delaying Implantation

Marijuana May Block Pregnancy by Delaying Implantation

The increased prevalence and legalization of marijuana has made its effects appear innocuous. However, its use during sentinel moments of fetal and newborn development may be anything but innocuous. In fact, marijuana may block pregnancy by delaying implantation. The literature is mixed. Certainly medical issues such as nausea and vomiting are stymied by marijuana use […]

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Smoking Marijuana During Pregnancy

Smoking Marijuana During Pregnancy

The legalization of marijuana has enabled many entrepreneurs to open marijuana dispensaries.  A recent study found that nearly 70% of marijuana dispensaries in Colorado recommend cannabis products to manage nausea and vomiting often accompanying early pregnancy related morning sickness. Very few dispensaries encouraged discussion with a health care provider without the investigator’s prompting. Smoking marijuana […]

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