Friday, September 02, 2005

Antidepressants Lead to Birth Defects

A new study just out has confirmed that babies born to Mothers taking antidepressants such as Prozac and Seroxat during pregnancy are substantially more likely to suffer birth defects and premature births.

Dr. Pia Wogelius of Aalborg Hospital in Denmark in said: "We found an association between maternal use of SSRIs and an increased risk of both congenital malformations overall and congenital cardiac malformations.”

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