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Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Not Associated with Neonatal Problems at 2-4 Weeks

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Babies exposed to an antidepressant or a mood disorder during fetal life did not have any more signs of irritability, difficulty feeding, sleep disturbances and respiratory problems two to four weeks after birth than babies who were not exposed. Instead, the major factor associated with newborn problems was preterm birth, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Similar studies have assessed babies earlier [...]

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