Mothers In Labor Are Using Cannabis To Manage Pain During Birth

Mothers In Labor Are Using Cannabis To Manage Pain During Birth

With cannabis legalization and use on the rise, mothers are beginning to consider the potential for CBD and THC as useful birth aids and delivery pain medication for their babies in place of Pitocin, epidurals and other traditional birthing drugs.

When Kelley started to feel contractions, she dropped a “bath bomb” in her tub and slid in, letting the warm water and the THC and CBD from the cannabis mixed into the bomb relax her body and hasten the arrival of her child, as midwives have reportedly been doing in the delivery of babies for centuries.

“As old witch warriors, this was our go-to way to help during labor,” Kelley explained via phone interview.

A mother of three, she is committed to passing on what she has learned about using cannabis to manage pain during birth: according to her, It works and it works well.

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