Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for pre-term birth

Posted by on May 12, 2016 2:09 pm
Categories: health

For the first time, science has shown a direct link between continued marijuana use during pregnancy and pre-term birth. The results show that once all other major risk factors have been accounted for, continued marijuana use through to 20 weeks’ gestation is independently associated with a five-fold increase in the risk of pre-term birth.

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