Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Lactation

Marijuana is the most common mood-altering drug used during pregnancy, and with legalization occurring in several states, there is concern that its use may increase. This ACOG Committee Opinion provides a comprehensive summary of current evidence regarding risks of recreational or medicinal marijuana use during pregnancy and lactation to both the mother and the fetus.

ACOG, 2017

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Alcohol/Drug Services

Perinatal Periods:

Postpartum Pre-/Inter-conception Prenatal

Resource types:

Clinical Guidelines/Expert Recommendations for Providers

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