Do you think that it is safe to smoke marijuana while you are pregnant? Can it hurt the infant or baby after birth?
What do you think of this topic? Do you think that there are long or short term affects to the fetus if you smoke marijuana when pregnant? Do you think that this is a critical time with the baby’s brain while in this developmental process.
There are ALOT of different views on this topic. I was recently at a mom blog where she was discussing the pros and cons to smoking marijuana when pregnant and whether or not she felt that it was a safe practice.
I personally, am not a cigarette smoker, do not do drugs, and rarely drink. I PERSONALLY find fault with anyone doing drugs while being pregnant. This is my PERSONAL opinion. I think that if it can slow down your brain function and your ability to be focused when you are not pregnant then I believe that in some way or another it can jeopardize the health of your fetus and in turn your infant.
I do believe that smoking marijuana is an addiction. I believe that it is as addicting as smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol. I also believe that it is not safe for the baby.
There is a TON of research that supports women smoking marijuana while being pregnant, with equal views, if not more, apposing the findings of such individuals or groups that agree with such beliefs. A lot of people think that because you can grow marijuana or are in the possession of cannabis and that it is part of God’s green land that it makes it organically good for you, like the obvious dill, parsley and other known plants that you would grow in a herb garden. But, as organic as it may be or as positive for your health as it may be, it is not allowing the brain to communicate well enough with the body to receive pain signals. That is the reason it is often prescribed by a physician for the chronically ill. It is not rare that someone going through cancer, or has been severely hurt with underlying pain or a medical conditions are smoking pot. It helps to elevate the pressure. It helps to maintain the pain by stunning the pain signals going to the brain. For the moment it is making you feel relaxed. But when using all the time it ups the anti, you need more of it, more often. And in turn a normal person is categorized as a stoners. But, whatever the positive aspects of marijuana is, it most definitely influences brain function.
So if this is what it is doing to a regular person then what can we expect it to be doing to a fetus. A child growing in us? If a fetus is receiving all of the nutrients through the mother’s diet and life through the mother’s umbilical cord, then wouldn’t the fetus be getting some of this marijuana as well?
You can go to online forums and find many mothers bragging about the benefits they received while pregnant smoking marijuana ei, better appetite, decreased nausea, less stress.
It is not healing you of anything, it is limiting brain communication with the body.
Whether your pregnancy is planned or not, it doesn’t and shouldn’t matter; motherhood does not begin at the birth, it begins as soon as we get pregnant.
What do you think of women smoking marijuana when pregnant? Do you think that it affects the fetus? Do you consider it do be a positive thing because of it being organic and in turn can reverse some of the negative side affects of pregnancy? Do you know anyone that has smoked marijuana while pregnant? Would you or have you ever done it?
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