Letters Bipolar disorder

Drugs for bipolar disorder while breast feeding

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f508 (Published 30 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f508
  1. Joanna C Girling, consultant obstetrician1
  1. 1West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth TW7 6AF, UK
  1. joanna.girling{at}wmuh.nhs.uk

Mental health problems remain a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in the UK.1 In their clinical review of bipolar disorder Anderson and colleagues misleadingly say that “breast feeding is contraindicated …

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