Tag: antidepressants in pregnancy

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.

Antidepressants Plus Immune Response Terminate Pregnancies in Mice

Also, male mice born to mothers with an immune response exhibited ‚Äúautistic-like‚ÄĚ behaviors, scientists report.

Dubious Science: Downplaying the Risks of Antidepressants in Pregnancy

When popular websites, such as Johns Hopkins and the Mayo Clinic, downplay the possible risks of antidepressant use in pregnancy, they are ignoring the evidence.

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 syndrome‚ÄĒincluding breathing problems, irritability/agitation, tremors, feeding problems, and seizures‚ÄĒthan those born to mothers taking other types of drugs.

‚ÄúStudy Finds Risks for Teens of Mothers Who Took Certain Antidepressants‚ÄĚ

“Adolescents whose mothers took certain antidepressants while pregnant with them are more than four times as likely to become depressed by age 15, compared with...