Marijuana Use in Pregnancy: An Updated Look at Marijuana Use and Its Impact on Pregnancy


This article aims to provide an updated look at the use of marijuana in the United States and its impact on pregnancy . First, the prevalence of marijuana use is examined, including use both in and outside of pregnancy . The literature surrounding attitudes and beliefs with regard to use in pregnancy is reviewed. The impact on pregnancy outcomes is reviewed along with the evidence of marijuana ’s impact on neural development of the fetus .

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