We have found an increasing number of young Koori girls using Yarndi to help with morning sickness. So, this months topic is about Yarndi and Pregnancy.
It is recommended that pregnant women and their partners do not use yarndi due to the potential harmful effects on their developing baby.
Any form of smoking can disrupt the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the foetus, which can result in restrictions to the growth of the foetus (including overall length, foot length, head size and body weight), and in rare cases, premature birth, miscarriage and stillbirth.
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