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The Mothers Act – A Dangerous Prescription for Mothers and Infants

Last Build Date: Fri, 08 May 2009 00:30:20 +0000


Stress Testing the MOTHERS Actmothersact

Fri, 08 May 2009 00:30:20 +0000

On the surface, the MOTHERS Act reflects its sponsors overwhelming compassion and empathy for women suffering from alleged mental health disorders resulting from childbirth – often referred to as Postpartum Depression. But when one conducts a brief stress test on important sections of the legislation, taxpayers may find that this costly and sweeping mental health legislation actually fails women of America, but goes a long way in inflating the balance sheets of one of the most lucrative industries in the nation – big Pharma. Continue reading (image)

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Mothers Act: Bad Movie Rerunmothersact

Thu, 16 Apr 2009 00:55:03 +0000

The promotion of the Mother’s Act is like a rewind of a bad movie dating back to the 1960’s when rock stars were singing songs about “mother’s little helpers.” Continue reading (image)

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Motherhood and the Psycho-Pharmaceutical Complexmothersact

Wed, 08 Apr 2009 21:55:49 +0000

Motherhood has fallen prey to the psycho-pharmaceutical complex. If new legislation known as the Mother's Act becomes law, the drugging of infants through pregnant and nursing mothers will no doubt increase. Continue reading (image)

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Mental health screening targets moms-to-bemothersactpregnant_woman_200x327antidepressants_160x213

Fri, 03 Apr 2009 21:54:15 +0000

Source: YOUR GOVERNMENT AT WORK Mental health screening targets moms-to-be Questionnaire will be used to determine ‘depression’ in patients A bill that would subject pregnant women to mental health screenings – and possibly medications that would follow any diagnosis … Continue reading (image)

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SSRI Birth Defects — “I Had No Idea”mothersactbirth_defects_ssri_side_effects_lexapro_252x167

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 20:34:00 +0000

Alameda, CA: Christy was taking an antidepressant when she became pregnant, and, like hundreds of women, didn't think anything of it at the time. In fact, it was only recently when she started doing some research that she began to wonder if her daughter's heart condition could be an SSRI birth defect. Continue reading (image)

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Paxil Birth Defects — The Never-Ending Vigilmothersactpaxilbirthdefectsssri

Mon, 23 Mar 2009 20:22:52 +0000

Kristine's son was born without incident – a healthy baby boy. He is now 4 years old and was recently diagnosed with a condition that could kill him if his parent's aren't vigilant. It turns out he was born with this condition, and Kristine wonders if the Paxil she took while pregnant could have contributed – could it be a Paxil birth defect? Continue reading (image)

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Use of Antidepressants May Increase Risk of Heart Problems in Women, New Study Findsmothersact

Sat, 14 Mar 2009 01:12:05 +0000

Drugs for the treatment of severe depression, which are prescribed to tens of millions of Americans each year, may increase the risks of sudden cardiac death and fatal heart disease in otherwise healthy women Continue reading (image)

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Birth Injury Lawyers Show True Effects of Associated Drugsmothersact

Wed, 18 Feb 2009 19:19:09 +0000

Birth injury lawyers are trying to gain awareness about certain pharmaceutical drugs that cause severe birth complications when taken by women who are pregnant. Continue reading (image)

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Tue, 10 Feb 2009 19:11:36 +0000

In a large number of expectant mothers, once they give birth, an often profound feeling of loss and depression sets in. This, as knowledgeable doctors, nurses and midwives know, is normal since the shared circulatory system that existed between the mother and the baby with all of its attendant hormones created a "high" that is missing once the baby is born. Continue reading (image)

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SSRI birth Defects: Why Weren’t Warnings Issued Sooner? by Lucy CampbellmothersactPregnant Medication

Tue, 10 Feb 2009 01:16:46 +0000

When Susan (not her real name) gave birth to her now 5-year old son, he had a lung and heart deformity. Susan had taken the anti depressant Zoloft, albeit briefly, during her pregnancy, and given all she's subsequently read, now wonders if her son's birth defects are SSRI-related birth defects. Continue reading (image)

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