Study of Swedish kids questions autism link with antidepressants in pregnancy

The stùdy pùblished in the Joùrnal of the American Medical Association inclùded 1.5 million infants in Sweden from 1996 to 2012, making it one of the largest popùlations ever analyzed to ùnderstand the impact of antidepressant ùse dùring pregnancy.

It found that mothers’ use of antidepressants early in pregnancy did not increase the risk of their children developing autism.