Antidepressants no threat to infant heart health

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy does not affect the fetus’ cardiac development, a new study has found.

The study of almost one million women, including 63,389 who used antidepressants during the first trimester, found no evidence to confirm previously suggested links between antidepressant drug use and fetal heart malformation.

The authors said the evidence implied low absolute risk associated with the most commonly used antidepressant medications.

Read more at Harvard University