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A 37-year-old female asked:

Can you take ssri's when breastfeeding?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
SSRI's: Yes, but consult your doctor.He may have other ideas.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Breastfeeding: In general, good candidates for breast-feeding while taking psychotropic medications are mothers with stable illness in a supportive environment and a healthy normal weight child. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics' 10% or less rule, most psychotropic medications are compatible with breast feeding.
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