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Antidepressants During Pregnancy

More Evidence That SSRIs Are A Much Needed Therapy, Not A Threat

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

A suite of three studies published Wednesday gives additional insight into the safety of antidepressant use during pregnancy: While there m...

New Study Sheds Light On The Link Between Antidepressants And Birth Defects

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that pregnant women who take certain drugs that are part of a class of antidepr...

Catherine Pearson

Study Says SSRIs Carry Risks For Pregnant Women | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Parents

Deciding the best course for pregnant women grappling with depression has long been a tricky and contentious issue, and the debate has once again kick...

Antidepressant Treatment During Pregnancy

Margaret Spinelli, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Spinelli, M.D.

As a psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of women during pregnancy, I am regularly consulted by pregnant women, their families and their obstetricians about whether or not to use medication to treat a clinical depression during pregnancy.