Safe depression treatment in pregnancy?

LOS ANGELES As many as 23 percent of women experience a period of depression during pregnancy. A new report from Yale University came out with guidelines for treatment.

Researchers found that using anti-depressants during pregnancy is often the safest option for both baby and mom.

Also, if women have recurrent or severe depression, it is advised that they shouldn't go off or taper down their regular medication during pregnancy.

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