Essential Reads: Lithium and Breastfeeding

Because women with bipolar disorder are at high risk for relapse during the postpartum period, we typically recommend that women continue treatment with lithium throughout the postpartum period.  While this intervention clearly decreases risk for postpartum psychiatric illness, the use of lithium while breastfeeding presents certain challenges.  

Next MGH Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts November: Register Today

We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are so excited to offer our next round of the course beginning in November 2020. Thank you [...]

COVID-19 Registry Launched to Track Pregnant Women and Newborns

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, we have limited information regarding COVID-19 during pregnancy; however, in the absence of adequate information, we consider pregnant women to be an at-risk population for [...]

Are Clinicians Using the PLLR to Guide Prescribing During Pregnancy?

In 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed major revisions to prescription drug labeling -- the Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Rule or PLLR -- in order to provide more accurate and helpful [...]

Next MGH Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts Next Week: Register Today

We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are excited to offer the next round of the course in the series.  Thank you for those [...]

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