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.
“My daughter was born about 5 weeks premature,” Christy said. “She was in the hospital for Continue reading
by Lucy Campbell
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
Drugs for the treatment of severe depression, which are prescribed to tens of millions of Americans each year, may increase the risks of sudden cardiac death and fatal heart disease in otherwise healthy women Continue reading
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