Tag: antidepressant and babies

Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Harms Child Development, Untreated Maternal Depression Shows...

In this new study, exposure to maternal anxiety in utero also harmed child development.

Animal Study Shows Impact of Prozac in Pregnancy on the Child

Researchers found that rats born to mothers given the antidepressant Prozac during pregnancy or breastfeeding exhibited varied behavioral and developmental effects, with implications for the understanding of antidepressant impacts during human pregnancies.

SSRI Use During Pregnancy Alters the Childā€™s Brain Development

Reduced brain volumes due to SSRI exposure in pregnancy was not explained by maternal depression alone.

Antidepressants Plus Immune Response Terminate Pregnancies in Mice

Also, male mice born to mothers with an immune response exhibited ā€œautistic-likeā€ behaviors, scientists report.

Animals Exposed to Antidepressants in Utero Are Worse at Taking Care...

A new study in rats found that those exposed to antidepressants in utero had an impaired ability to nurture their own children in later life.

Health Risks to Babies When Antidepressants Used During Pregnancy

Babies born to mothers taking antidepressants during pregnancy were more than six times as likely to have neonatal withdrawal syndromeā€”including breathing problems, irritability/agitation, tremors, feeding problems, and seizuresā€”than those born to mothers taking other types of drugs.