Our expert says:
There's no evidence that the child would be any more likely to have any psychiatric disorders later in life ; these effects have been looked for and not found so far. Being born to a mother who is very severaly depressed or bipolar though, and untreated, could potentially be more of a problem, which is why many good psychiatrists are, depending on the person's exact condition and stability, recommending that they continue on effective medication.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.