Antipsychotics While Pregnant Not Linked to Birth Defects

by ParentCo. August 18, 2016

Taking antipsychotic medicines during pregnancy does not increase the risk for birth defects, a large new study has found.

Antipsychotics are used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and other psychiatric disorders. Previous studies of their use during pregnancy have been small and have had mixed results.

Source: Antipsychotics During Pregnancy Not Tied to Birth Defects - The New York Times


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