Are Anti-Depressant Anxiety Medication Safe to Take While Breastfeeding?
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Anti-Depressant Anxiety Medication:
“So because during a postpartum time period, that is the number one most, that’s the number one highest risk at any woman’s life or depression, especially with the first baby.
So again, you want to weigh the risks, the risks versus benefits, and if you need the medication, there are lots of safe ones out there for breastfeeding.
Very minimal amounts are secreted through or excreted through the breast milk. and again, it’s weighing the risks versus benefit.”