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Antidepressant use in early pregnancy does not increase autism, ADHD risk in kids

Antidepressant use in early pregnancy does not increase autism, ADHD risk in kidsA new study suggests that mothers’ use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conditions previously associated with these medications.A new study suggests that mothers’ use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conditions previously associated with these medications.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170418111501.htm

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