Medication Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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Figuring out if medications are safe to use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding can be confusing and stressful. Luckily, there are resources available that are ready to support you in making the best decisions for you and your family. Check out them out below:

BLOG: Antidepressant Medications in Pregnancy and the Postpartum: How to Weigh the Risks and Benefits by Lindsay Lebin, MD

For many, antidepressant medication can be an essential part of maintaining mental health and emotional well-being. However, the moment you become pregnant, more complex feelings and questions about antidepressants may come up. You may wonder: Is this medication safe for my pregnancy? Could this medication cause harm to the baby? Is it safe to breastfeed on this medication? Should I stop my medication?

In her blog, Dr. Lebin addresses all of these common questions. 


MotherToBaby specializes in answering questions about the safety/risk of exposures, such as medications, vaccines, chemicals, herbal products, substances of abuse, maternal health conditions and much more, during pregnancy or breastfeeding.