Pregnancy

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of birth defects. Proponents of antidepressants point out—correctly--that depression during pregnancy is also risky and can lead to premature delivery and other complications.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

Clinical depression is more than just sadness. Untreated depression is dangerous for both mother and child.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

The holidays, business travel, and the growing popularity of the “babymoon” bring up the question – is it safe to fly while pregnant?

Breastfeeding

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of birth defects. Proponents of antidepressants point out—correctly--that depression during pregnancy is also risky and can lead to premature delivery and other complications.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

Clinical depression is more than just sadness. Untreated depression is dangerous for both mother and child.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

Mothers with G6PD should be able to breastfeed their infants without difficulty. It is also fine for a mother to breastfeed her infant if the infant has G6PD. She just needs to avoid certain foods and medications.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of birth defects. Proponents of antidepressants point out—correctly--that depression during pregnancy is also risky and can lead to premature delivery and other complications.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

Clinical depression is more than just sadness. Untreated depression is dangerous for both mother and child.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

There has recently been a lot of discussion in the news about the potential hazards of taking antidepressants while pregnant. Some researchers are concerned that they increase the risk of birth defects. Proponents of antidepressants point out—correctly--that depression during pregnancy is also risky and can lead to premature delivery and other complications.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

Clinical depression is more than just sadness. Untreated depression is dangerous for both mother and child.

September 30, 2014
Posted by Dr. Abbey

The holidays, business travel, and the growing popularity of the “babymoon” bring up the question – is it safe to fly while pregnant?

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