Medication in pregnancy and breastfeeding

Balancing coices - consider benefits and risks when making decisions about pregnancy

If you are currently taking medication for your mental health DO NOT STOP without seeking medical advice.

Stopping your medication can make your illness return or become worse

Further information on medication during pregnancy is available on the BUMPS website.

You can still breastfeed whilst taking most medications for your mental health. Further information is available on the Lactmed website.