PostPartum Depression and the Use of SSRIs in Pregnancy and Lactation
Shaila Misri, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology, Co-Director, Reproductive Mental Health, St. Paul's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital & Health Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Presented at Grand Rounds, Lion's Gate Hospital
35 minutes duration.
The treatment of depression during pregnancy and lactation is complicated by the movement of treating agents across the placenta and into the breast milk. This talk reviews this data with a specific focus on the SSRI agents.