Among teen mothers under age 18, marijuana use during pregnancy surged from about 13 percent in 2009 to nearly 22 percent in 2016, researchers found.
Broadening the scope, CNN noteda separate study published in JAMA that revealed an increase in the use of marijuana among pregnant women across the USA had increased from 2.37 percent in 2002 to 3.85 percent in 2014. For pregnant teens under 18, marijuana use climbed from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent.
And with younger women, it appears mother tokes best.
In many states, medical marijuana can be prescribed for treating conditions including severe nausea and pain - both of which may affect pregnant women - but the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends women stay away from weed if they want to have a baby.
Along with advising against marijuana use, doctors have long advised pregnant women to avoid drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
"Our study is important because it addressed key limitations of prior studies by investigating trends in prenatal marijuana use using data from a large California health care system with gold standard universal screening for prenatal marijuana use", Goler and Young told Reuters.
Though little clear evidence exists on the effects of marijuana on developing human fetuses, animal studies have revealed that it may disrupt brain development.
The legalization of marijuana may have contributed to the increase in use found by the study, KABC reported.
California was the fist state in the USA to legalize medical marijuana in 1996.
But doctors in the U.S. warn that drinking any alcohol while pregnant could come with medical risks, such as the possibility of miscarriage, stillbirth, or physical and behavioral problems in the baby.
"For individual patients, I think they need to ask themselves what their goals are for the pregnancy and how they are going to achieve them - essentially make a decision on which camp they are going to be in", she said.
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