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I am on generic celexa, and I asked my doc about taking it while pregnant because I hope to someday have a family and I am likely a lifer on the stuff. He said it's not a problem and it's usually what they switch women to who have to take a similar drug during pregnancy because it's "safer."
Best bet is always to talk to your doc though, of course.
NikkiJ814:I'm not on Celexa specifically, but I'm on a category C antidepressant. I talked to my doctor and essentially the benefits outweigh any risks. I can't get through nine months without it, and the risks to a baby are incredibly low.
All of this. I was on Zoloft through both of my pregnancies with no adverse effects. My OB and I discussed it and, for me, the added anxiety of pregnancy plus my underlying anxiety condition made the benefits outweigh the risks.