She was using the marijuana for medical purposes. So, basically, you're saying "stop taking your medicine and breastfeed; or keep taking your medicine, and spend ridiculous amounts of money on formula, which in the long run, is still not as good for the child as breastmilk." Sounds reasonable.
Is it child abuse to smoke tobacco, drink alcohol, take a prescribed medicine, caffeine, etc while breastfeeding?
The amount of drug that enters the baby is minute. There isn't that much in the mother and then even less gets passed on to the baby.
Bram said she got her children back four months later, after she gave up pot for the prescription drug Marinol, which uses synthetic ingredients to mimic the properties of marijuana.
"Oh, and that's another charge; child endangerment...Okay?"
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