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I have a 40 days old baby. I breastfeed most of the time,

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I have a 40 days old baby. I breastfeed most of the time, few times i choose to bottlefeed. I was wondering if I want to smoke a couple of hits from a marijuana joint for how long do i have to wait to breastfeed again. How much is okay to consume or is totally prohibid. I was wondering because i dont know if it works just like alcohol skip a couple of feed and give formula instead.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.
I am sorry.
I would suggest not to take marijuana.
Some studies have suggested retardation of motor development.
The length of time marijuana remains in maternal milk is not clear too.
So it would be better if you avoid marijuana now.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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