Marijuana in Pregnancy

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As laws around the country change regarding the legal use of marijuana, information and misinformation around the use of marijuana in pregnancy seems to exist everywhere. Join us Wednesday August 21 to get the facts on how marijuana can affect both mom and baby. Not only will we discuss the health risks posed by marijuana use to the baby, but we'll also discuss clients' perceptions regarding marijuana use during pregnancy, as well how to approach the topic and have meaningful conversations with clients on this important topic.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16061 for 1.0 contact hours.

Presented by Leann Clink, RN, BSN


Marijuana in Pregnancy

Learning Objectives:

  • To educate and highlight important information for staff about marijuana usage and its associated risks during pregnancy concentrating on ways to discuss this with clients.


  • 1.  Learn affects of marijuana has on mom’s body and therefore baby’s body (multiple organ systems)


  • 2.  Conversation starters and responses for staff surrounding marijuana and affects on mom and baby. 


Pregnancy Medical Centers

History in the USA


  1. Delivery Systems for Marijuana 

    1. THC –VS-CBD

  2. Circulatory System

  3. Nervous System

  4. Hormonal & Psychological 

  5. Immune & Respiratory system

  6. CBD in pregnancy



Conversation starters

Continuing the conversation

More Talking Points: 

Final Thoughts

Marijuana Hotline Numbers

Resources and References

Leann graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Michigan State University College of Nursing. She has specialized primarily in Maternal/Infant Nursing but has worked in other areas as well. She is currently the Nurse Manager at Spero Center in Port Huron, Michigan. She performs the limited ultrasounds at the center and actively works to build bridges in the community with the center. Leann is a board member for the local SOS Food Pantry and on the Troop 216 Committee for Boy Scouts of America.  She is the mother of 4 children and enjoys supporting her children’s many activities.


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