More pregnant women are using cannabis to relieve unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, pain and general morning sickness. According to research published last year in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, pregnant women were roughly 4.6 times more likely to use cannabis in legalized areas than where only CBD is permitted.

Even though cannabis has become more accepted and its legal use widespread, moms-to-be need more education on safe cannabis use during pregnancy. After all, for alcohol, which is federally legal, it's strongly recommended that pregnant women refrain from imbibing it.

Previously, researchers discovered a connection between cannabis use during pregnancy with autism, childhood psychosis, anxiety, aggression and hyperactivity in children.

Now, a research paper looked into the simultaneous …

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