Our expert says:
After this time, the truth would be that it is YOU who are coping well with life and motherhood, not the drug. The issue about stopping an antidepressant is that there can be some risk of a return of the depression, so we recomment a re-assessment by the prescribing psychiatrist, to advise on the right time to stop. If you continue to experience stress, counseling would be the best way to learn to cope better with that.
Yoru brain, fortunately, is not damaged. And if one stops an AD suddenly, the wobbles one feels in the first days are not a return of the depression or anxiety, but a chemical reaction to stopping too suddenly, rather than, as advised, weaning oneself of them gradually.
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