The Effectiveness of Various Postpartum Depression Treatments and the Impact of Antidepressant Drugs on Nursing Infants


Authors:Gjerdingen, D.
Suggests paroxetine, sertraline and nortiptyline do not have adverse effects on infants of breast-feeding mothers. Fluoxetine should be avoided. Statistically significant reductions in infant weight with fluoxetine. These are all short-term studies and only measure serum presence in infants not levels of SSRIs within the brain.