Not less of pregnant women (pregnant women) who were depressed during pregnancy. However, whether pregnant women should not take the drug to relieve depression?
Findings from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) said there was no association between the use of depression medication against infant mortality. The study involved 30,000 women from Nordic countries are researching antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) specifically for pregnant women.
As a result, there was no association between the use of drugs with the death of a baby at birth or disorders in infants, as reported EmaxHealth, Friday (04/01/2013).
However, recent studies in January 2012, some researchers suggest that SSRIs should not be used in the early trimester of pregnancy because it may cause seizures in infants.
In addition, Dr. Olof Stephansson, MD, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and conduct research in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden revealed that the use of antidepressants in pregnant women can cause death in newborns. But this is related to the activities of the pregnant women smokers.
The American Pregnancy Association recommends that pregnant women who suffer from depression should be removed feeling. With happy, interference is reduced or even baby infant health problems. Despite the SSRI antidepressants, pregnant women would be better doing a variety of therapies to relieve depression.