Zoloft is the preferred I believe.
Quoting MamaToCollin:Zoloft is the preferred I believe.
Yes, Zoloft is preferred.
Kudos to you for acknowledging you're having some trouble and for getting help! Very brave!
Quoting Peanut120:Kudos to you for acknowledging you're having some trouble and for getting help! Very brave!
I was on Zoloft after having DS. It worked OK. But really going back to work was what really helped me. I think it was just getting back on a schedule and getting out of the house everyday. Good luck!
Zoloft is the first choice, but lots of others are safe as well:
Highlights were that:
The SSRI family of antidepressants is significantly improved over older antidepressants as follows:
The sequence of effects for SSRIs is as follows:
Specific drugs discussed:
When choosing a medication SSRIs are generally the preferred choice for a breastfeeding mother. Side effects from SSRIs are most common in the first 3 months postpartum; so with an older baby, there is little concern. Hale’s “choice hierarchy” is as follows:
Finally, Dr. Hale concluded his talk by saying that breastfeeding should be supported fully and not interrupted by mom’s needs for medication; and that treatment of postpartum depression can be accomplished relatively safely in breastfeeding mothers. So, in his consideration, moms should continue breastfeeding and should get drug treatment as needed for depression.
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