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Essential Reads: Bright Light Therapy for the Treatment of Depression During Pregnancy, Mixed Findings

Despite data to support the reproductive safety of many antidepressants during pregnancy, many women would prefer to avoid medications, if possible.  In this setting, many women pursue psychotherapy, others use acupuncture or yoga or exercise. Although non-pharmacologic treatments are perceived as being safer than medications, this is only true if the treatment is effective.  Exposure… Read More »

‘Not during visiting hours’: N.Z.’s Ardern decries sex between hospitalized COVID patient, visitor

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Unexpected humour in the face of Delta variant Author of the article: Shari Kulha Publishing date: Sep 09, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  1 minute read  •  24 Comments New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: “Generally, that type of thing shouldn’t be part of visiting hours.” Photo by Getty… Read More »

C.D.C. Recommends Covid Vaccines During Pregnancy

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases FAQ: Delta Variant Delta Variant Map Risks in School Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story C.D.C. Recommends Covid Vaccines During Pregnancy New research shows the shots do not increase risk of miscarriage, the agency said, but the risks of severe… Read More »

Depression During Pregnancy Affect Infant’s Brain Anatomy, But No Change with Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

When a woman comes in for a consultation regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we spend most of our time reviewing the potential risks of exposure to medications during pregnancy.  However, we must also include a discussion of the effects of untreated psychiatric illness in the mother on the developing child, for there is… Read More »