Our expert says:
St Johns Wort, in terms of its actions, is rather like Prozac. As jcat says, Eglonyl is commonly used in pregnancy, but not really recognized as a significant antidepressant, though it might help at times. I'm not clear, from your message, whether you are actually seeing a psychologist (who can recommend, but can't prescribe, antidepressants ) or a psychiatrist --- but the latter would be the most useful here. Some antidepressants CAN be prescribed during pregnancy and during breast-feeding ( when the issue is more the extent to which they would be included in the breast-milk ) and the psychiatrist who assessed you would be in the best situation to assess which would suit the situation best. Untreated Depression isn't great for mom or baby, either. And it may be worth considering weaning, if this seems the best altrnative for you and the child
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