Psychotropic medication during pregnancy and lactation

@article{Menon2007PsychotropicMD,
  title={Psychotropic medication during pregnancy and lactation},
  author={Sharmila J. Menon},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={277},
  pages={1-13}
}
Despite the traditional notion that pregnancy is a time of joy and emotional well being, evidence suggests that it does not protect women against mental illness. Untreated mental illness carries wide-ranging repercussions for mother, child and family that often outweigh those associated with treatment. Clinical management is complex, involving competing risks to mother and offspring; the challenge lies in effectively treating mental illness, whilst minimising exposure of the child to harmful… CONTINUE READING
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