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Have you had to be put on antidepressants after giving birth?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes that can happen

It is called post partum depression which is not uncommon so if u need them it is important that you get on something and are followed closely either by your obgyn or psychiatrist.

In brief: Yes that can happen

It is called post partum depression which is not uncommon so if u need them it is important that you get on something and are followed closely either by your obgyn or psychiatrist.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Dr. Alan Patterson
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Not personally

Many women develop the Blues after delivery.
But some women have more serious depressive symptoms which are is diagnosed as postpartum depression. This usually responds to antidepressants.

In brief: Not personally

Many women develop the Blues after delivery.
But some women have more serious depressive symptoms which are is diagnosed as postpartum depression. This usually responds to antidepressants.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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