Are antidepressants safe for pregnant women?

One study found the risk for miscarriage during the first trimester in any pregnancy is already about 15% to 20%, but antidepressant use can elevate that risk to 68%. Another recent report in the British Medical Journal found that pregnant women who took selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during their last trimester had a low absolute — but still significant — risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension, a potentially serious condition in newborns. Via Fox News. Posted September 15, 2014.
–Alanna McCatty


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