Report: More Confusing Information For Depressed Moms

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An American Psychiatric Association report says depressed pregnant women should consider therapy before drugs, because of risk to the fetus, but "the risk of the mother's untreated depression to the unborn child also should be taken into account." [WSJ]

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Skellatrix

This is why I'm undecided about having kids. I have panic disorder and I don't think I could go through pregnancy and infant-rearing while having random thinking-I'm-dying panic attacks. I need the meds to sort me out.

OK, let's get to the TGIF cuteness already!