Drug abuse is common among many youths. Cocaine addiction is quite common among women of childbearing age. The cocaine is either smoked or injected into the system. The drug has many health effects of an individual but has the most adverse effects on the newborn babies.
Nowadays in the US society people started to use marijuana for recreational purposes. And it is responding to obvous abuse damages of human health. Whether the use of marijuana for recreational use should be legalized or not is still question that bothers many generation of human society. In my paper, I will be against legalization of marijuana; despite of its usefulness in the medicine I believe that side effects outweigh the benefits. People believe that if marijuana is legalized users will get addicted. Also, opioids and painkillers are very addictive as well, and they can lead to an overdose resulting in death.
When a woman becomes pregnant, it is very important for her to lead a healthy life: to eat plenty of nourishing food, get plenty of rest, and exercise regularly. It is also vital that she avoids anything that might harm her or her baby-to-be. Virtually all illegal drugs, such as heroin and cocaine, pose dangers to a pregnant woman.
Substance abuse during pregnancy is an ongoing problem. With the research and facts provided, hopefully people will know how dangerous this and how bad it is effecting the future of society society. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause low birth weight and a number of other defects.