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SSRI Birth Defects — “I Had No Idea”

Source: http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/12082/birth-defects-ssri-side-effects-lexapro.html
By Lucy Campbell

Alameda, CA: Christy was taking an antidepressant when she became pregnant, and, like hundreds of women, didn’t think anything of it at the time. In fact, it was only recently when she started doing some research that she began to wonder if her daughter’s heart condition could be an SSRI birth defect.

birth defects SSRI side effects lexapro“My daughter was born about 5 weeks premature,” Christy said. “She was in the hospital for Continue reading

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Paxil Birth Defects — The Never-Ending Vigil

by Lucy Campbell

Source: http://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/12048/paxil-birth-defects-ssri.html

Springhill, FL: Kristine’s son was born without incident – a healthy baby boy. He is now 4 years old and was recently diagnosed with a condition that could kill him if his parent’s aren’t vigilant. It turns out he was born with this condition, and Kristine wonders if the Paxil she took while pregnant could have contributed – could it be a Paxil birth defect? Continue reading

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Mothers Act Promotes Pregnancy as New Cottage Industry By Evelyn Pringle

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0812/S00107.htm

Women of childbearing years represent the most lucrative market for the makers of psychiatric drugs. The knowledge that infants were being born with birth defects and suffering a withdrawal syndrome when these drugs were used during pregnancy was Continue reading

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