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I'm trying to gently encourage my SIL to breastfeed. She has a child from a previous marriage and she experience PPD after he was born, and from what I gather she stopped breastfeeding to take Prozac. It sounds like she dreads having PPD again and is trying to prepare for it if it happens.<br><br>
Is prozac safe for breastfeeding mothers? If is isn't which depression meds are considered safe? Where could I get more info on this subject to share with her?<br><br>
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Many, many, many women take SSRIs while breastfeeding - including me - it is safe. Prozac is considered acceptable, but Zoloft is preferred.<br><br>
See this article from Dr. Sears:<br><a href="http://www.askdrsears.com/html/2/t029100.asp" target="_blank">http://www.askdrsears.com/html/2/t029100.asp</a>
 
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