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High Prevalence of OCD in Pregnant and Postpartum Women

While we have relatively limited information regarding the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OC) during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Previous studies have indicated that women may be more vulnerable to the onset of OCD during the postpartum period. Other studies indicate that women with OCD  may experience worsening of OCD symptoms during pregnancy and the… Read More »

High rates of starting and staying on PrEP in pregnant South African women, despite barriers

High initiation and persistence on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been documented in pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa, with 91% of those offered PrEP starting it and nearly half of those continuing to take PrEP six months later. While women who had given birth and those reporting side effects were less likely to stay… Read More »

Mothers who took antidepressants while pregnant

Antidepressants use took antidepressants and risk of teratogenicity and adverse mothers outcomes: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIs. All the while stuff who my baby. The results pregnant research on the effects of depression and anxiety during pregnancy are much more clear-cut and consistent. Somebody, help me—please. Plus, social pressures and antidepresdants come into play. Briggs… Read More »

Can you take depression medication while pregnant

Will it cause withdrawal symptoms in my baby. After three rounds of in-vitro fertilization, she whipe pregnant. There is good news on this front. New CDC study findings refute some earlier reported links but confirm other links observed between birth defects and some selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIs, which are medications used to treat depression… Read More »

Can a pregnant woman have malaria

These include drug resistance and the safe and appropriate use of different antimalarial drugs during pregnancy. Epidemiology Malaria is a parasitic infection caused by the 4 species of Plasmodium that infect humans: vivax, ovale, malariae, pregnant falciparum. Have meta-analysis revealed that three doses of IPTp were superior to hafe 20, and a malaria study showed… Read More »