This Infographic Explains the Perils of Smoking Pot While Pregnant

Medical professionals say smoking anything while you're pregnant is a bad idea. But a growing number of pregnant people have been using cannabis to combat morning sickness over the past few years. So researchers from the University of Waterloo have taken it upon themselves to create an infographic that clearly lays out the risks of smoking marijuana while pregnant.

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Those risks include low birth weights and infant lethargy among other conditions. The infographic also stresses that there are still a lot of things we don't know about how cannabis effects fetuses. So the list of complications could grow as researchers delve deeper into the science of cannabis. 

H/T: CTV News

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