Topic: breastfeeding and antidepressants

Why I Stayed On Anti-Depression Meds During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding And Beyond

Why I Stayed On Anti-Depression Meds During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding And Beyond

I saw a commercial the other day that should have scared the piss out of me. It was one of those low-budget, lame graphics, stern voiceover spots calling all “victims” to a class-action law suit. This particular suit is for mothers who took one of many listed anti-depressant medications during her pregnancy and gave birth to a baby with … um, I’m not even sure. That’s how little attention I devoted to the screen, even though I am a mother who took an anti-depressant during both of my pregnancies and subsequent breastfeeding years. More »