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Antidepressants Pregnancy

The New York Times' Irresponsible Look at Antidepressants During Pregnancy

Seleni Institute | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents
Seleni Institute

Not only did the NYT omit several large, reliable studies on antidepressant use during pregnancy and fail to include views from experts in the field of reproductive mental health, but the tone of the article is demeaning to women facing the difficult choice of taking medication to treat mental illness during pregnancy.

Catherine Pearson

Why We Need More Research On Antidepressants During Pregnancy And Beyond | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents

Between 14 and 23 percent of women are estimated to experience depressive symptoms during pregnancy, and 8 to 19 percent say they experience frequent ...

Anna Almendrala

The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Sabotaging Breastfeeding Efforts | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents

New mothers who struggle with depression might feel hesitant to keep taking antidepressant medication while breastfeeding. But new research hints that...

Catherine Pearson

New Info On Antidepressants During Pregnancy | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Taking the most popular type of antidepressants during pregnancy does not increase the risk of stillbirth or newborn death, according to the latest sw...

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...

Catherine Pearson

Another Effect Of Untreated Maternal Depression? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents

Moms who live with depression are often issued warnings about how mood disorders may affect their babies. One study found that being depressed during ...

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.