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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A new study shows it's crucial for pregnant women to effectively manage their depression

    A new study shows it's crucial for pregnant women to effectively manage their depression


    Otago University research shows almost half of women taking an antidepressant pre-pregnancy, stop during pregnancy.

    Lead author Dr Sarah Donald says uncontrolled depression during pregnancy is linked to poorer outcomes for a woman and her baby.

    She says it's important the woman sits down with her GP to talk through what's best for her - whether that's staying on her medication, or not.

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