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Research Update

Lithium Exposure In Utero—How Bad Is It Really?

Topics: Bipolar Disorder | birth defects | Lithium | perinatal | postpartum mood | Pregnancy | women

REVIEW OF: Fornaro M et al, Am J Psychiatry 2020;177(1):76–92 STUDY TYPE: Literature review Most of us are wary of prescribing lithium to pregnant patients, but is prenatal lithium exposure as risky as we think? A meta-analysis of 13 case-control, cohort, and interventional studies (n = 1,349,563 pregnancies) compared congenital anomalies among

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