Last update: Nov. 16, 2014

Maternal Psychotic Disorder

Very High Risk for breastfeeding


Very unsafe. Contraindicated.
Use of an alternative or cessation of breastfeeding.

Medication used on it and behavioral disorder involved make it BF not feasible. There is a need for a great deal of support and therapeutic assessment in those cases when the mother or/and the psychiatrist decided to follow-on BF, in which case, the latter constitutes a therapeutic resource.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Maternal Psychotic Disorder.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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References

  1. Wakil L, Epperson CN, Gonzalez J, O'Reardon JP, Kim DR. Neonatal outcomes with the use of lamotrigine for bipolar disorder in pregnancy and breastfeeding: a case series and review of the literature. Psychopharmacol Bull. 2009 Abstract
  2. Sharma V, Burt VK, Ritchie HL. Bipolar II postpartum depression: Detection, diagnosis, and treatment. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  3. Gjerdingen D. The effectiveness of various postpartum depression treatments and the impact of antidepressant drugs on nursing infants. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2003 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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