Our expert says:
A good answer to this question would need a proper in-person re-assessment from the psychiatrist who has been treating you. One could argue that, having remained well for 3 years, despite the hormonal stress of a further pregnancy, without a recurrence of the PND or other depression, suggests you have stabilized and may no longer need to remain on ADs ( though of course you would then need to plan with your shrink for a gradual withdrawal of them ).
After one episode of depression, many people do recover and may remiin well after withdrawal of the meds. After 2 episodes this becomes less likely, and after 3 episodes, most experts would recommend staying on the meds long-term
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