Differing Views On Antidepressants During Pregnancy
Research studies evaluating the risks and benefits of taking antidepressants during pregnancy are mixed. There are documented harms, like an elevated risk of pre-term birth. But there are also the documented harms of untreated depression. In other words, it’s a deeply personal health decision that requires judgement based on a body of data that offers no easy answers.
Pregnancy Woes: Why Did The Price Of My Progesterone Skyrocket?
The 12-fold leap in my co-pay sent an epic shock through my (natural and synthetic) hormone-laden system. I immediately called both pharmacies, my insurer, and my doctor, and started digging around online. A disturbing picture came into focus.