Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Autism

 
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'A new study provides one more reason to think twice about these powerful drugs, especially if you are pregnant. 

After extensive reports showing the negative effects of antidepressants, this new study, which looked at nearly 150,000 babies, has found a link between antidepressants taken during pregnancy and autism in young children. 

Children of women who took antidepressants during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy were 87% more likely to develop autism than kids born to women who didn’t take the drugs.'

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