Marijuana exposure in pregnancy to effect neonatal development
According to a recent study published in the JAMA Network Open, exposure to marijuana in pregnancy is linked with the occurrence of adverse neonatal out come sand this study found that there was a significant increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes. Hence, awareness needs to be created among women regarding the use of marijuana.
Cannabis though is an argumentative drug of use, it has various mental and physical effects, which include euphoria, altered states of mind and sense of time, difficulty concentrating, impaired short-term memory, impaired body movement (balance and fine psychomotor control), relaxation, and an increase in appetite.
Dr. Nandita Mohan
BDS, MDS( Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)