EBM Review: Antidepressant use during pregnancy and asthma in the offspring.

Liu X, Olsen J, Pedersen LH, et al. Antidepressant use during pregnancy and asthma in the offspring. Pediatrics. 2015 Apr;135(4):e911-7.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: It has been suggested that maternal depression during pregnancy is associated with asthma in the offspring, but the role of medical treatment of depression is not known. Our goal was to examine whether prenatal antidepressant use increases the risk of asthma in the offspring.

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