Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: preganncy

Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression & Psychosis: Countering the Danger of Antidepressants

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I have a complicated response to the article Panel Calls for Depression Screenings During and After Pregnancy, by Pam Belluck, in the January 26th New York Times, which calls for depression screening before and after pregnancy. On the face of it this sounds like a great idea - a public health measure to prevent or deal with problematic postpartum responses – baby blues, postpartum depression, postpartum psychosis.