Postpartum Depression

Meds

For those who suffer from depression even when not post partum, do you continue your meds while you are pregnant or just suck it up?

Re: Meds

  • If you are honestly depressed there is no "sucking it up" postpartum or otherwise.  There have been times when I have tried to alter my lifestyle (ie managing stress, exercising, eating much healthier) and it did help and I was able to go off medicat
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  • If the benefits outweigh the risks I think it is fine to take medication while pregnant.
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  • I chose not to continue my meds while pregnant - I stopped them when we started TTC. But if my depression/anxiety had gotten too severe while I was pregnant I definitely would have gone on something - thankfully it never go that bad during the pregnancy.
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  • You should never "suck it up" when it comes to depression and anxiety.

    I did try to wean off my medication when we decided to TTC. It went ok for awhile, but when I got pregnant it went downhill fast. I had daily panic attacks, severe anxiety and

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  • image homebird:
    You should never "suck it up" when it comes to depression and anxiety.I did try to wean off my medication when we decided
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