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Medication ?

Are there ANY anxiety/depression meds that are allowed to take during pregnancy?
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There are, depending on what's approved in your country. Talk to your doctor.
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Depends on your md but zoloft and wellbutrin( no clue how to spell that) are frequently prescribed to pregnant women. Also depends on how severe the depression is a risks vs benefits thing. As far as anxiety not really sometimes anti depressants help. My md said take benadryl, it doesn't make you less anxious but makes you sleepy...
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Lexapro is also allowed.
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I live in the UK and I take 40mg of citalopram daily (I think the USA call in celexa? ) and I've been told by my midwives it's safe for baby and to use during breastfeeding, but comes with a small risk of pulmonary hypertension. Hope this helps :) x
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I am on Zoloft & when I was 1st put on it, the warnings w the med said not to take it in the 3rd trimester. My OB said the side effects are minimal to baby after delivery & weighing benefits (momma not dealing w PPD) over the risks, benefits are far greater. She daid baby tends to be more sleepy & not wanting to eat but this only lasts for about 3 days.
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I took zoloft with 2nd pregnancy from 20w on to manage ppd.
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I take 100mg of sertraline that os apparently safe xoxo
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