Brain Activity in Newborns can be Affected by Antidepressants

by ParentCo. June 29, 2016

According a new study, fetal exposure to commonly used SRI drugs may affect brain activity in newborns. The researchers suggest that the effects of drugs on fetal brain function should be assessed more carefully, Indications for preventive medication should be critically evaluated, and non-pharmacological interventions should be the first-line treatment for depression and anxiety during pregnancy.
Source: Antidepressive treatment during pregnancy can affect newborn brain activity -- ScienceDaily


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