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After birth, some babies who were regularly exposed to marijuana during pregnancy may have withdrawal-like symptoms. For example, they may cry a lot, tremble and have trouble sleeping.
Some studies suggest that children exposed to marijuana in the womb may have problems paying attention. But exposed children do not appear to have lower IQs.
What you can do
Stay away from marijuana before and during pregnancy. To help you stop smoking marijuana, try some of the ideas for quitting cigarettes. If you can’t give up the habit by yourself, ask your health care provider for help.