Our expert says:
No antidepressant is "light" - they are either to be used at the correct dose, with a good chance of being useful, or they are used at a lighter dose, and won't be useful beyond a placebo effect. With Cipralex, 10 mg is a reasonable dose.
It is best to see a proper specialist psychiatrist for a full assessment of the situation, and advice on whether to stop the Cipralex before planning a pregnancy, and if so, how to stop it gradually. He/she has to weight the advantages and disadvantages of stopping the drug versus the assessed risk of a return of the depression and its attendant effects.
Though Post-Natal Depressiomn isn't rare, and your chances may be slightly higher, this is no reason to avoid a pregnancy if you are otherwise stable - again, a proper assessment by a psychiatrist would be wise.
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