Search Resources (English): Pregnancy and anti-depressants

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Anti-depressants in pregnancy: is there evidence of benefit? (Webinar)  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41773

Online presentation by and discussion with Dr. Barbara Mintzes on what she and colleagues found in a systematic evaluation of all available studies comparing women with depression who did or did not take antidepressants during pregnancy. Their goal was to find an answer to the controversial and urgent clinical question: do pregnant women benefit from taking antidepressants?

 

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Published: Recorded October 29, 2009
Mental health and pregnancy: an exploration of issues regarding the use of prescription medications   
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/MentalHealthPregnancyCondensed%20EN%20FINAL.pdf

Summarizes findings from a three-part project conducted by Women and Health Protection (at the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health) examining issues surrounding use of prescription memdications for treating depressions during pregnancy.

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Published: December 2010
How to beat back pain during pregnancy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article offers practical advice to overcome common pregnancy-related complaint. Illustrates the importance of understanding the basic changes that happen to the body during pregnancy. Offers a list of exercises designed for pregnancy. 


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Published: 1985