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Monday, February 20, 2017
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Can it hurt the baby?
If a man who abuses cocaine, marijuana and alcohol has sex with a pregnant woman can it effect the unborn child?
There is no way that I am aware of that sex with a known addict can affect a baby once it is conceived. The baby would be affected if the mother used drugs.
Edna M Jones, MD, MRO
Emeritus Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University