Month: December 2017

SSRI Medication Pregnancy

Is SSRI Medication Safe in Pregnancy? Coping with pregnancy anxiety and depression.

30 percent of women experience clinical depression or an anxiety disorder at some time during pregnancy. Yet some studies indicate that fewer than 15 percent seek treatment, says Healy Smith, M.D., a reproductive psychiatrist at the Women’s Mental Health Clinic at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. The myth that pregnant women must be …

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