Apr 12, 2018 · Infants exposed to marijuana via breast milk will test positive in urine screens for long periods (2-3 weeks). One study (Astley and Little, 1990) found that exposure to marijuana through their mother’s milk during the first month of life resulted in decreased motor development at one year of age. Aug 02, 2019 · Breastfeeding women who smoke marijuana transfer low levels of cannabis’ main psychoactive ingredient, THC, to their children via breast milk, Author: Robert Curley.
What is clear is that the drug can get into breast milk, and into the baby's body. The active ingredient in marijuana, THC, is fat soluble and can be stored in the fat tissue for quite a while Author: Rachael Rettner. Nov 01, 2018 · In a pilot study, 8 women who reported used marijuana during pregnancy and had positive urine screens at the time of delivery provided milk samples 2 to 3 times weekly for 6 weeks postpartum. All participants reported abstaining from marijuana use for 6 weeks postpartum and all had detectable THC in breast milk throughout the 6-week study period.9.5/10.
However, if the mother is using drugs, her breastmilk may pass those harmful substances on to her child. Marijuana has been found to pass into a mother’s breast milk in moderate amounts 3. Over the course of just one feeding, a baby could consume as much as 0.8% of the mother’s dose 2.Author: Lauren Villa, MPH. Aug 23, 2018 · Marijuana may pass into the breast milk. The body metabolizes marijuana very slowly, unlike other drugs and alcohol. It stores marijuana in fat cells, meaning it Author: Zawn Villines.