Q&A: Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Around Baby?

How bad is secondhand marijuana smoke for a breastfeeding mom and baby?
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ByJeanne Cygnus, IBCLC, RLC
Lactation Specialist
Updated
Mar 2017
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Secondhand smoke of any kind is pretty much a no-no, so steer clear if you can. There aren’t concrete studies on the effects of marijuana on infants or breastfeeding moms, but most experts agree that exposure is a bad idea.

For more info, check out our Q&A on marijuana in breast milk.

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