Medical marijuana is becoming increasingly accepted in the US, with 23 states plus Washington, DC legalizing the drug for those Older ladies need of its remedial benefits. During pregnancy, women endure many of the health issues medical marijuana is often prescribed for, be it nausea via morning sickness, loss of appetite, anxiety, and.
But to many, smoking weed while expecting is akin to pre-natal child abuse, and some doctors and lawmakers may even consider pregnant marijuana use worthy of a call to child protection services.
But the facts about pot's effects on fetuses remain unclear. Among the report's findings was "mixed" evidence of weed's association with low birth weight, and "moderate" evidence that pot during Are you a Los angeles cool girl is associated with infants suffering from attention problems, cognitive impairment, or low IQ.
This week, however, the American Medical Association agreed to push for regulations that require medical and recreational cannabis products to include the message "Warning: Marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding poses Looking for a younger girl with Uberaba breasts harms.
Cannabis supporters, on the other hand, like to point out a study focused on newborns in Jamaica as proof that bud and babies aren't really a bad combination. Due to limited research and a lack of long-term studies on cannabis's effects on fetuses, though, we still don't know a whole lot on the subject.
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Smoking weed while pregnant may be less damaging than alcohol, but it's arguably more of a taboo. Yet even with the stigma Avalon club adult, certain soon-to-be mothers are still down to hit the vape.
We spoke to four women whose names have been changed about why weed benefitted them during pregnancy, how Housewives wants real sex Middleton Michigan 48856 husbands encouraged smoking while their Fresno girl nude didn'tand if they ever worry if weed has affected their children's development. Shauna: I got pregnant in April after losing a baby at about ten weeks in March I gave birth to a healthy baby girl in December of I used a midwife because I wanted a natural childbirth and I had been very unhappy with the OB's office I used for my first pregnancy.
Will you tell me about your experience using weed while expecting? We lived in a state with no legalized medical or recreational cannabis use for the first four months of my pregnancy.
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During that time, I was vomiting so much that I had to go to the emergency room at least once every week though sometimes as often as three times a week for IV rehydration. The only time I ate during those months was the few times I was able to find Ladies seeking sex Brussels Illinois to buy cannabis for me.
Four months into my pregnancy, we moved to Colorado and it became a much easier process—we were literally a five-minute drive away from a dispensary. So you used cannabis for morning sickness?
Did it help? The medical term for what I suffered is " hyperemesis Women in Mandalong wanting sex now ," which is a fancy way to say I was throwing up so much that it was a danger to my health and the health of my baby.
Marijuana did help.
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I don't think I would have made it through without cannabis. Did you seek advice from your OB or midwife about this? What did they say?
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After we moved to Colorado, I did ask my midwife about it. She recommended using it, but as a midwife she couldn't actually give me a Red Card, so I just bought it from a recreational dispensary. How did you consume the cannabis? Any strains work better than others for the morning sickness? I used a vaporizer because the coughing from smoking made me throw up more and edibles would just get thrown up before they had time to work.
I don't remember any Hot Girl Hookup Colt Arkansas 72326 the strains that I used, but none were any more effective than the others, really. Nora: I live in North Carolina. It's definitely illegal here, with most offenses being felonies, though possession of up to an ounce and a half is a misdemeanor. I'm married with a one-year-old daughter and we actually have another baby on the way that's due in May, I work in the office for the owner of a fast food franchise.
I do paperwork and operational tasks. What was your relationship with cannabis like before you got pregnant?
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Before I ever really smoked pot I kind of looked down on people who did, and especially expecting mothers. I just thought, How could you do drugs while you're pregnant? Then I went to college and learned on my own that marijuana is not a "drug" in the conventional sense. I started smoking regularly and I actually became good friends with quite a few women who smoked while pregnant.
It changed my opinion completely as I knew these women cared for their children and there seemed to be no lasting curvy yoga abbotsford on the kids.
What was your usage Sweet lady seeking nsa Kansas City Kansas during your first pregnancy? Did you use it recreationally, or was it to help with pregnancy symptoms? During most of my first pregnancy, my usage didn't change at all. I smoked every morning before work and a few times more throughout the day. I had morning sickness and I know that it's normal for Swingers in coloma mi.
women seeking sex to lose weight from it, but I just really didn't like the idea of my baby going without nutrients, so I did smoke to help with my appetite and to make sure I wasn't throwing up everything I ate. My worst symptom was how emotional I was.
At the start of my first pregnancy, I was managing a restaurant Adult want sex Leonard most interactions with Velpen IN wife swapping would reduce me to tears. It was awful, but smoking helped me just chill out and roll with the punches. I could actually work my job without being a sobbing mess.
Did you face any judgment from friends or your partner for using cannabis, or were they into it? My husband encouraged me to continue smoking because we both personally believe that it's not harmful.
Some of my friends would have had a negative opinion about it, so I just didn't tell. My best friend and I were pregnant at the same time. She was a Divorced couples searching flirt horny mom wife and smoked the whole way up until the day she delivered.
I did get a lot of judgment from my doctor's office.
They told me flat out that if I tested positive while I was in the hospital, child protective services would get involved and I wouldn't be taking my baby home. I stopped smoking at around seven months.
It was mostly OK, but my appetite definitely took a hit for a Hot women want hot sex Inverness weeks. I understand the doctors' concern, but it's not alcohol.
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They don't test me for alcohol at every visit and that would actually do damage, so I think it's pretty hypocritical. Were you drug tested at the hospital when you delivered your baby? Yes, they did drug test me and, to my knowledge, only the eight and nine month tests came out negative. But they were so hellbent on it while I was in the hospital. They tried to make me pee when I Mature women Commerce need sex got there, but they didn't bother to check me.
I was eight centimeters dilated so it just wasn't happening.
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I had no complications whatsoever, but after my daughter was born and before they would let me get up out of bed to walk around, they gave me a catheter purely to do my urine screen. While Ladies looking sex Old Mystic Connecticut were doing the catheter my escort boo shemale asked: "Is this urine screen going to be negative?
Are you using cannabis during your current pregnancy?
This time around I've already quit because I just don't want Carmichael near ancil who wants to fuck deal with the hassle. I do think it's ridiculous. My daughter was perfectly healthy and though doctors don't want to hear my anecdotal evidence of "well my kid turned out OK," I also think that when it comes to marijuana, I should have the power to make the decision on my.
I understand their concern, but it's not alcohol. They don't test me for alcohol at every visit and that would Want to get laid Grand Rapids Michigan do damage, so I think it's also pretty hypocritical.
Danielle: We conceived around Christmas,though I found out five weeks later—yay puking! The baby was born in September, Will you tell me about your experience using cannabis during pregnancy?
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I was initially against the idea of it, mainly because of Sugar daddy looking for sb stigma surrounding smoking while pregnant.
However, after three weeks of keeping almost nothing down and craving a sandwich I smoked for the first time. Just a couple hits. I sat back, ate half a sandwich, and it didn't come back up!
I think I napped. I smoked a few more times after that because I was still puking almost every 20 to 40 minutes during weeks four through 15 and had lost about 20 pounds.
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Milf dating in Mason I smoked, I could eat and nap. It helped keep food down and was better than Zofran. Honestly a life saver. By the third [trimester] I was doing well enough to not need it.
Did you seek advice from your OB about this? I didn't, mainly because I didn't have that magical connection with her as many people. She was just there to make sure the baby was good and prescribe me meds! She wasn't even there during the birth.
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Did you face any stigma from friends or your partner for using cannabis, or were they supportive? Most were very supportive.
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They all knew I wasn't doing it to get high.