pediatrics
January 2019, VOLUME143 /ISSUE 1

Ryan SA. A Modern Conundrum for the Pediatrician: The Safety of Breast Milk and the Cannabis-Using Mother. Pediatrics. 2018:142(3):e20181921

An error occurred in the article by Ryan SA, titled “A Modern Conundrum for the Pediatrician: The Safety of Breast Milk and the Cannabis-Using Mother” published in the September 2018 issue of Pediatrics (2018:142[3]:e20181921; doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1921). On page 1, column 1, lines 24–27, the text reads: “Up to 36% of women report having used marijuana at some point in their pregnancy, and 18% report having used it while breastfeeding.2”

This should have read: “In a population of WIC clients in one of the largest health departments in Colorado, of those women who reported any history of marijuana use (past, ever, or current), 35.8% reported having used marijuana at some point in their pregnancy, and 18% report having used it while breastfeeding.2