Pregnancy outcome after exposure to antidepressants and the role of maternal depression: results from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.

@article{Nordeng2012PregnancyOA,
  title={Pregnancy outcome after exposure to antidepressants and the role of maternal depression: results from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.},
  author={Hedvig Nordeng and Marleen M H J van Gelder and Olav Spigset and Gideon Koren and Adrienne RN Einarson and Malin Eberhard-Gran},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={186-94}
}
Results of previous studies on the safety of antidepressants during pregnancy have been conflicting. The primary objective of this study was to investigate whether first-trimester exposure to antidepressants, specifically selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), was associated with increased risk of congenital malformations. The secondary objective was to examine the effects of exposure to antidepressants during pregnancy on birth weight and gestational age.We included 63,395 women from… CONTINUE READING
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