Our expert says:
Actually a very complex question. Because obviously the child in the womb can be exposed to any drugs the mother takes, for a longer time and at high concentrations, most research I have seen has concentrated on that aspect of the problem.
Only a little research has ben done looking into the possibility that a child might be affected in some cases where a drug used might have an effect on the man's sperm, and hence on the child. I haven't seen any definite evidence that dagga is a drug with this effect clearly recognized.
So physical defects or mental problems are not likely in the child if you avoid all such substances during the pregnancy, including alcohol, and obviously if the child similarly is not further exposed to them
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