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Study finds antidepressants carry very low risk to fetuses

Two studies being published in the New England Journal of Medicine did not find a link between birth defects and the mothers’ antidepressant use. A total of almost 30,000 infants and their mothers were studied.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19464132/

For many, the benefit of being healthy outweighs the risk of stopping medication. Untreated depression can cause stress and possible harm to the fetus.

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:15+00:00 June 28th, 2007|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Medication|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Study finds antidepressants carry very low risk to fetuses

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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.