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Is it safe to take atypical antipsychotic medications during pregnancy?

John Preston, PsyD
Psychology
Atypical antipsychotics are generally considered to be safe during pregnancy. Antipsychotic medications are secreted in breast milk. Since these are recently developed medications, there is inadequate information regarding whether it's safe to breastfeed while taking antipsychotics.
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