Electroconvulsive Therapy in the First Trimester of PregnancyMoreno Mercedes Echevarría M.D.; Muñoz, Joaquin Martin M.D.; Valderrabanos, Juan Sanchez M.D.; Gutierrez, Tiburcio Vázquez M.D.The Journal of ECT: December 1998 Original Article: PDF Only Abstract Summary We present the case of a young woman, 8 weeks pregnant, who had a spontaneous abortion after her third electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) session. We review the literature on ECT in the first trimester of pregnancy. © 1998 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.