More Young People Use Marijuana During Pregnancy — But Is That Safe?

While this is just one study on a very specific population of Californian women who may have easier access to weed than the rest of the country, it does shed light on the trend of mothers using weed to manage certain conditions, like anxiety. And during pregnancy, people may find that smoking weed helps curb nausea and pain, which is one possible explanation for this trend. But just because it seems to help, and everyone seems to be smoking weed while pregnant, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a great idea.