• antenatal depression

    Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Depression during Pregnancy Shows Promising Results

    While depression is relatively common in pregnancy and we have data to support the reproductive safety of many different antidepressants, many women are reluctant to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. Because untreated depression in [...]

    CBT-Based Group Intervention Improves Perinatal Depression and Maternal Sensitivity

    Previous research has shown that higher levels of depressive symptoms during pregnancy may be associated with lower levels of maternal-fetal attachment (MFA).  Other studies have indicated that poor MFA is a significant predictor of worse [...]

    Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Kindergartners with Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants

    While we have data to support the use of antidepressants, including the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and the serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), during pregnancy, most studies have focused on risk of congenital [...]

    Looking at the Risk of Preeclampsia and Postpartum Hemorrhage in Women Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy

    Over the last decade, various studies have examined the risk of obstetric complications in women using antidepressants during pregnancy.   Preeclampsia:  Some studies have suggested that pregnant women taking SSRI antidepressants may be at higher [...]

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