The number of women who said they used marijuana during their pregnancy has nearly doubled in the last decade, according to research published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Data from the U.S. National Survey of Drug Use reveals the number of women smoking pot during pregnancy has risen from 2.85 percent to nearly 5 percent between 2002 and 2016. What’s even more alarming, of the 12,000 women surveyed, nearly 3,500 said they used marijuana during their first trimester of pregnancy—a critical time for baby’s development.
While we aren’t entirely sure…
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