Maternal sertraline treatment and serotonin transport in breast-feeding mother-infant pairs.

@article{Epperson2001MaternalST,
  title={Maternal sertraline treatment and serotonin transport in breast-feeding mother-infant pairs.},
  author={N Epperson and Kathryn Ann Czarkowski and D Ward-O'Brien and Eliyahu Weiss and Ralitza Gueorguieva and Peter Jatlow and George M. Anderson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={158 10},
  pages={1631-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Pharmacological treatment of postpartum depression is frequently complicated by the mother's desire to breast-feed. Although breast milk levels of several selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have been reported to be relatively low, a critical question is whether SSRI exposure during nursing results in clinically significant blockade of… CONTINUE READING