How Long Does CBD Stay in Your System While Breastfeeding?

When breastfeeding, it's important to be aware that breast milk may contain THC for up to six days after use. In most cases, the effects of CBD last between 2 and 6 hours and will stay in the body for 2 to 5 days. Topical CBD does not enter the bloodstream at all and only has short-term effects on the localized area. THC is stored in fat cells, meaning it stays for a long time.

Studies show that, although THC levels in breast milk peak one hour after use, it remains in the body for six days after use. It is not possible to remove CBD or THC from your body by drinking large amounts of water.

How long does CBD stay

in your system is a common question among new users and, unfortunately, there is no clear answer. Oral CBD passes through the digestive system before being metabolized by the liver and entering the bloodstream.

In some milk samples from nursing mothers using cannabis, CBD was detected up to six days after their last reported consumption. Meanwhile, based on existing evidence on the amounts and how long marijuana stays in breast milk, health professionals strongly recommend that pregnant women and nursing mothers not consume marijuana. Full-spectrum CBD, which includes all the compounds found naturally in hemp, could give a positive drug test result. There are many misunderstandings about the effects and safety of CBD because it has long been associated with marijuana and THC, the plant's main psychoactive component.

The Surgeon General also reported that marijuana could increase the risk of a newborn with low birth weight. Research also suggests an increased risk of preterm birth and possibly stillbirth.

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