Cannabis in Manitoba

Cannabis in Manitoba

Cannabis can harm your baby.

Cannabis can harm your baby

Experts recommend against using cannabis if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Heavy cannabis users, particularly those who also use tobacco, have a greater risk of having a premature baby. These babies may also:

Don’t use cannabis to treat symptoms of morning sickness; there are better, safer ways to deal with it. Talk to your health care provider to find out what option is best for you.

Cannabis use can also affect breastmilk; THC passes into breastmilk and then enters the baby’s brain and fat cells, where it can remain for weeks. Avoid using cannabis while breastfeeding.

For more information, see cannabis and health.