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Medication while pregnant

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sparkleygem Tue 25-Oct-16 20:28:08

I'm finding it really difficult at the moment. I have a 14mo little girl and 20 weeks pregnant too. But I'm working full time and my job is extremely stressful. Just finding it difficult finding the right balance. At the moment I feel like I'm failing at work and more importantly failing at home too. I'm really struggling with anxiety and lay awake many nights.
I love my family very very much but I just don't feel happy but I don't know why.
I'm not sure if I need some medication for PND but I don't want to take anything while pregnant. Has anyone else else needed to take medication while pregnant? I don't want anything that will harm my baby. Thank you in advance.

bellend123 Wed 26-Oct-16 17:05:10

Hi I took fluoxetine and olanzapine whilst pregnant and my baby was fine. I couldn't have done coped without them.

Be aware though that most GPs won't prescribe antidepressants while you are pregnant, you have to be referred to a psychiatrist for it.

I hope you feel better soon flowers

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