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Recreational drug use is common in women of child bearing age. Marijuana is now legal in several places worldwide, and easily available even in countries where it is not legal. This means that many women will find themselves pregnant while still smoking or otherwise ingesting weed. Research on marijuana use in pregnancy Unfortunately, not much modern research has been done on cannabis use in pregnancy. Few studies have been done since the 1980s, so our information is thin and outdated. Studies suggest that the active part of cannabis,...

Planning to become pregnant is a very exciting time for woman and her partner. However, it can be quite daunting when trying to best prepare yourself, both physically and mentally, for the pregnancy journey ahead. With so many differing opinions online, as well as from family and friends, it’s understandable that women can become confused and very overwhelmed. It is important to remember that the best advise you can receive is from your your regular health practitioner and and from reputable online sources; it’s best to avoid...