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Maternal Depression, Exposure To SSRIs During Pregnancy Not Tied To Infant Growth Measures

posted Mar 23, 2013, 3:27 PM by Will Martin
MedPage Today (3/21, Neale) reports, "Major depression and exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy were not associated with infant growth measures, a small study showed." During "the first year of life, infant weight, length, and head circumference did not differ between babies born to mothers with depression - either treated or untreated with SSRIs - during pregnancy and those born to mothers who were not depressed and who lacked exposure to the" medications