Weed Free Baby

Premature baby in incubator with marijuana symbol over glass
WHAT MY MOM PUT IN HER BODY, SHE PUT IN MINE TOO.

The fact is we don’t know all the effects marijuana use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding has on a baby. But we do know that no amount of THC has been proven safe for a developing child.

SUPPORT

Help is available if you need support to stop using marijuana while you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Call 2-1-1 or visit www.211sj.org
We’re here for you.

RESOURCES

Download this toolkit including valuable resources to help pregnant and breastfreeding moms
in San Joaquin County
cease their use of marijuana.

FACT

Research show material marijuana use is linked to lower IQ, attention and learning problems. These issues may not be noticeable until your child is older.

Young lady breastfeeding baby
FACT

Marijuana smoke has many of the same chemicals as tobacco smoke and could lead to developmental problems in your baby.

FACT

Chemicals from marijuana can be passed to your baby through breast milk. THC is slowly released over time, meaning your baby could still be exposed even after you stop using marijuana.

FACT

The chemicals in any form of marijuana may be bad for your baby – this includes eating or drinking, creams or lotions applied to skin, smoking, vaping and dabbing.

FACT

Pregnant women who use marijuana have an increased chance of giving birth to a low birth weight baby. Low birth weight is a risk factor in many serious health issues.