Antidepressants for preventing postnatal depression

Source:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publisher:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication date:
18 April 2018

Abstract

This review (2 trials; n=81) was unable to draw any clear conclusions about the effectiveness of antidepressants for the prevention of postnatal depression, due to the limitations of the current evidence. Larger studies are needed, comparing antidepressants to other treatments.