November 17, 2018

Is weed bad during pregnancy?

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Patient: Is weed bad during pregnancy?

Doctor: Hello,Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.comI understand your concern.Yes, any form of drug or sub stance intake such as alcohol, smoking, smoking weed is not advised in pregnancy as they can all lead to teratogenicity, affecting the baby’s organogenesis.So kindly avoid weed if you’re pregnant or trying for pregnancy.Hope this was helpful,Regards

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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