Antidepressant use during pregnancy may affect infant speech

10/8/2012 | DoctorsLounge.com

Babies born to mothers with depression who were treated with serotonin reuptake inhibitors found it difficult to discriminate language differences at ages 6 months and 10 months, a Canadian study showed. However, the study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, also found that SRI-exposed babies were more advanced in perceptual development compared with the control group and babies whose mothers were depressed but did not take SRIs.

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