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SSRI Use in Pregnancy and Pulmonary Hypertension Risk in Newborns

Singh Joy, Subhashni D.

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: June 2014 - Volume 114 - Issue 6 - p 53
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000450431.05007.7a
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  • Use of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor in late pregnancy is associated with a slight but statistically significant increase in the risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns. However, the mother's health should be considered, and depression should be treated.
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