Antidepressants and pregnancy, are they safe? Do they work?

Depression. Depressed pregnant patient usually continue their meds. Which is important for their wellbeing.Caution for strong antidepressant during the first trimester should be done because of affecting the baby.
Depression. Medication is only part of the treatment. Adequate diet to prevent hypoglycemia and good sleep are essential. Some medications have been linked to neonatal complications. Celexa (citalopram) remains a relatively safe medication in pregnancy. Consult with your obstetrician.