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BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39251.641736.4E (Published 21 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1292

Effect of antidepressants on fetuses needs study: Studies that quantify the effects of fetal exposure to antidepressants are urgently needed, researchers say. Research from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, based on 105 335 pregnancies, shows that the proportion of pregnancies in which antidepressants had been taken increased from 5.7% in 1999 to 13.4% in 2003 (P<0.0001). The increase was mostly in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007;196:544-5).

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