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Male SSRI's


Does a prospective father taking these affect fertility? Or unborn foetus?

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It might be worth ringing Wendy the pharmacist at the breastfeeding network I know it’s not a breastfeeding issue but she knows all about drugs in pregnancy and the drugs themselves. I’m no expert but I thought it was only if the mother was taking them but I’ve never really thought about it


Hi Bluelady-sing

I suggest maybe looking up the particular medication on this site, which lists all the side effects etc for different mental health medications:

I hope this is helpful.