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28 Aug 2007

sleepless
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I suffer from depression, but i got worst last year during my pregnancy. I was damitted in hospital x3 for depression during my pregnancy. I also had an overdose while i was 4 months pregnant,likely my baby survived. According to my Paediatrician my baby has no side effects, but my baby are restless. He's 7 mnths old but does'nt sleep at night no matter what i try. Could my condition during my pregnancy be the cause?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

It is possible that your medication has affected your baby. Most times it is the presence of antidepressants that you are taking which gets into your breast milk which affects your infant. If you are still breast feeding and are taking antidepressant medicines you should stop breast feeding your baby.
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