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A new study shows the impact of antidepressants on pregnant women

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A new study from Northwestern Medicine finds pregnant women who take an antidepressant are NOT stunting their infant's growth. Researchers say babies born to mothers taking an anti-depressant had similar weight, length and head circumference over the first year compared to babies born to women NOT taking an anti-depressant. The study also found infants born to depressed moms NOT taking anti-depressants were similar in size to most infants. Previous data suggested babies of depressed moms had diminished growth.

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