Use of Psychiatric Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation
Mental health disorders have the potential to profoundly impact maternal and fetal outcomes. Major depression can be screened for using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Bipolar disorder is characterized by depression and mania .
KeywordsPsychotropic medication Psychiatric Depression Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor Neonatal withdrawal syndrome Bipolar
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