Category Archives: depression

Depression in Pregnancy

Depression in the United States is a hidden epidemic: roughly 9% of U.S. adults meet the criteria for depression,[1],and the same appears to hold true for pregnant women (8.5-11%), and women during the postpartum period (6.5-12.9%).[2] It is ironic that while obstetric …

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Depression in Pregnancy

Depression in the United States is a hidden epidemic: roughly 9% of U.S. adults meet the criteria for depression,[1],and the same appears to hold true for pregnant women (8.5-11%), and women during the postpartum period (6.5-12.9%).[2] It is ironic that while obstetric care providers have gotten Learn More

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To Prozac or Not to Prozac: SSRIs in Pregnancy

Women who have been prescribed antidepressant medications face the difficult decision of whether or not to continue to take them when they become pregnant. Obstetricians, psychiatrists and women’s journals all seem to have a different opinion on this subject, which renders the woman alone to Learn More

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