A study of 106,000 pregnant women with a diagnosis of mood or anxiety disorder, by researchers from Harvard, Duke, Michigan State and the university of Freiberg finds that exposure to antidepressants increased the risk of postpartum hemorrhage by 1.4 to 1.9 times. Results were published online by the British Medical Journal on August 21, 2013.
Palmstein, K., Hernández-Díaz, S., Huybrechts, K., Williams, P., et al; Use of antidepressants near delivery and risk of postpartum hemorrhage: cohort study of low income women in the United States. British Medical Journal. Online August 21, 2013