1. Catherine McKay Catherine McKay Canada says:

    I just want to caution readers, especially physicians, about the results of this study.  There was a similar one done in 2011 by Croen.  While this study controlled for things the Croen study did not, there are still many factors not accounted for.  Such as, how does the mother's depression affect the child once it is born?  Is the mother taking other medications, even over the counter while pregnant?  What is the SES of the families?  Is there smoking going on?  Exposure to other chemicals or toxins?  We have to weigh the risk of the mother being unmedicated as well as looking at the potential effects of the medication.  Often, these may be far worse and all of these studies are only correlative.

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