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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The Long-Term Effects of Marijuana on Mother and Baby

effects of marijuana on mother and baby

The increase of legalization of marijuana does not decrease the concern for the effects of maternal and fetal exposure during pregnancy and potential negative outcomes on the child.  The legalization of marijuana, does however, suggest the potential for growing use, even during pregnancy. National survey suggest that reproductive-aged women believe that little or no harm […]

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