1 in 6 women suffer PTS after a miscarriage, study shows

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Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy can lead to anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress that improve but can remain significant at 9 months.Medscape Medical News
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Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy can lead to anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress that improve but can remain significant at 9 months.Medscape Medical News
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BOSTON (CBS) – It’s estimated that one in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, and a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology finds that many of those women suffer long-term psychological distress. Researchers in London and Belgium looked at more than 650 women who had experienced early loss, either from miscarriage before 12 weeks or from an ectopic pregnancy, where the embryo grows outside of the uterus. One month later, they found that almost a third of women suffered post-traumatic stress, one in four experienced moderate-to-severe anxiety and about 10-percent had moderate-t...
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Around one in six women who experience early pregnancy loss have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety or depression nine months later
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Early pregnancy losses are common, but their psychologic sequelae are often overlooked. Previous studies have established links between miscarriage and early symptoms of anxiety and depression. However, the incidence of posttraumatic stress symptoms and the psychologic response specifically to ectopic pregnancies have not been investigated.
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Early pregnancy losses are common, but their psychological sequalae are often overlooked. Previous studies have established links between miscarriage and early symptoms of anxiety and depression. However, the incidence of post-traumatic stress symptoms, and the psychological response specifically to ectopic pregnancies, has not been investigated.
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CONCLUSIONS: For women with unexplained recurrent miscarriages, supplementation with progestogen therapy may reduce the rate of miscarriage in subsequent pregnancies. PMID: 31745982 [PubMed - in process]
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The risk of giving birth to a child with birth defects may be slightly higher in women with bipolar disorder who take lithium compared with those who do not take lithium, suggests ameta-analysis inAJP in Advance. However, these slight risks may be outweighed by the dangers to mother and child of relapse of illness episodes (either depressive or manic), the authors of the analysis caution.“Pregnancy should not be considered an absolute contraindication to lithium prescription, given the relatively small increase in risk for any malformation or cardiac malformations, and given that such events, fortunately, remain rare...
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Depression and antidepressant medication use is prevalent in women of reproductive age. Evidence is conflicting regarding antidepressant exposure and miscarriage risk. Therefore, using prospective data on pregnancy and loss from a cohort of women in the Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction Trial, we assessed the association between preconception-measured antidepressant exposure and time to pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and live birth.
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