06/28/2007 09:08 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Antidepressants During Pregnancy: New Data Suggests It's 'Low Risk'

Pregnant women who might benefit from antidepressants can take heart in a new study that suggests popular depression medications are safer for their babies than once believed. The research, however, falls short of declaring the drugs completely safe, as they may still be associated with a minutely higher risk of certain rare birth defects.