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I've struggled with depression for as long as I can remember, but for it hits me that hardest when I am pregnant. With my first my husband was out to sea during my pregnancy and my OB suggested meds, but I wouldn't agree at the time. I suffered through with it. I had a hard time with my second pregnancy and got on Zoloft shortly after she was born. Not the greatest idea, but I stopped cold turkey when I felt better.
Now I am pregnant with my third and this has been the worst bout of depression by far. We've moved halfway across the country and I don't have any family or friends for support. I'm thinking about getting back on the Zoloft. My husband doesn't agree with it. But I feel like my kids deserve to have a mom that isn't yelling or crying all the time.
So what can I expect with the Zoloft? What are the possible side effects? Will I really have to wean before delivery?
talk to ur obgyn about what meds are safe during pregnancy (and some are even safe while nursing). try not to feel guilty about taking anything. u need to be healthy if u want ur baby to be healthy!! <3 good luck. keep us posted!
Idk its weird how some meds can work great for some ppl, and horrible for others.
I was just saying in another thread, this zoloft made me 100 X worse when i went on it when Nevan was 2 weeks old.. it actually GAVE me WORSE intrustive thoughts, paranoia, fear, etc. so i dont recommend it to anyone personally. but if it works for a person than thats great i guess.
I bf on zoloft too for 8 mo. i didnt notice any effects on Nevan.. only me unfortunatley.
The side effects i got .... were the ones they are actually supposed to treat.
-intrusive fears, thoughts, etc.
I think natural hylands calms work very good .. when you want to relax.. and al ot of other natural ways too.