Hi Jas, Welcome to the depression forum, glad to have you. I spent many years working in the mental health field and am familiar with almost all the antidepressants/psychotropic medications on the market. Except for Lexapro and Cymbalta which are the two newest medications out...I can’t speak for. I can say that most usually a psychiatrist would hold off on giving any medications for someone who is pregnant until after their 3rd month as there is no data wither or not they effect the development of the fetus. I have seen antidepressants prescribed after the 3rd month for those who really need it. You can ask your OB doctor what medications you can continue to take and what you have to stop.
I recall when I was pregnant 3 yrs ago I was told to stop all my medications by the OB doc. I have MS and take several meds for that and I was also taking Zoloft at the time. I ended up miscarrying at 12 weeks but it was just as well as I cant imagine trying to take care of a child with all the health problems I have now. Anyway, please do let us know how it goes and what you do find out.
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