Anxiety and Depression

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Anxiety and depression touch the soul of many. Women who demonstrate are not immune; and in fact, may be more exposed to its effects. It is reported that approximately 10% of women undergoing fertility treatments suffer from depression and 15% report anxiety. These feelings of anxiety and/or depression are not clearly associated with negative fertility […]

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SSRI Use In Pregnancy

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Many women with infertility suffer depression and are treated with a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The most commonly prescribed antidepressant of this class is Sertraline whose brand name is Zoloft. Increasing evidence suggests that the use of SSRIs during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with major congenital malformations. […]

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