Postpartum: Mother Prescribed Med For Depression Commits SuicideMonday, October 17th, 2011
‘A bad mother’ fear of wife in rail line tragedy — (Yorkshire Post)Tuesday, October 11th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman with longed=for new baby given Prozac and sleeping pills, has trouble sleeping and feeding baby, steps in front of train. Postpartum depression blamed.
A day in the life of a rock star wife — (Belfast Telegraph)Monday, September 19th, 2011
Gail Porter steps out, four months after being sectioned — (OK!)Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Dad: Mother never accepted baby’s condition — (THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER)Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman taking medication for post-partum depression throws her baby son off a 4-story building, killing him. PPD blamed.
Mother faces murder charge in death of 3-week-old girl — (The News Tribune)Wednesday, August 17th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac while pregnant, stops, starts again after birth, suffocates 3-week old daughter, faces life in prison.
Ex-nurse feared she wasn’t the perfect mum, so she smothered her sons and hanged herself — (Daily Mail)Friday, July 29th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Former nurse takes medication for anxiety, kills her kids and herself.
Woman accused of killing son had severe postpartum depression, lawyer says— (Chicago Tribune)Thursday, April 14th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Post-partum depression blamed for antidepressant-induced delirium-psychosis. Again.
Bartlesville Woman To Stand Trial In Death Of Her Ten-Day-Old Baby — (NewsOn6.com)Thursday, March 10th, 2011SSRI Ed note: New mom on many medications including antidepressants puts baby in washing machine, baby drowns. Mom charged. Mental state an issue.
Postpartum: Mother Kills her Two Year OldMonday, February 14th, 2011
Postpartum: Mother Kills SelfThursday, February 10th, 2011
Jury calls baby-killer mother still insane — (Associated Press)Friday, December 17th, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Kills her Infant: Several Days WithdrawalFriday, November 12th, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Lets 13 Month Old Son Drown in Tub: Does Not Call Emergency ServicesMonday, November 8th, 2010
Postpartum: Woman Attempts to Choke Her MotherMonday, November 1st, 2010
Suicide: the silent thief of mothers — (Birth Faith)Monday, September 13th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Suicide is the leading cause of death for new moms. Naturally, no information is provided on the % postpartum suicides that involved antidepressants.
Postpartum: Mother Drowns 7 Month Old TwinsFriday, September 3rd, 2010SSRI Ed note: Postpartumwoman on antidepressants attempts suicide, drowns her twins
Postpartum: Mother Kills 3 Month Old BabyFriday, July 16th, 2010
Warner Robins mother sentenced to 15 years in infant’s beating death — (The Telegraph)Thursday, June 24th, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Attempts to Smother 5 Week Old BabyFriday, June 18th, 2010
Colorado mental-health counselor charged with murdering infant son — (The Denver Post)Tuesday, June 8th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Woman worries needlessly that her 6-month old son is autistic, takes Zoloft, feels increasingly suicidal, smothers baby to death a week later.
Postpartum: Depressed New Mom Commits Suicide After Antidepressant AdjustedThursday, May 6th, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Drowns Two Month Old BabyFriday, April 23rd, 2010
Postpartum: Antidepressants Can Exacerbate Depression Symptoms: American Journal of PsychiatryFriday, April 2nd, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Attempts to Murder 20 Month Old DaughterTuesday, March 30th, 2010
Jury told mom accused in baby’s killing either selfish or psychotic — (Detroit Free Press)Monday, March 29th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants smothers her baby to death.
193 — (Texas Monthly)Monday, February 15th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Woman given antidepressant for postpartum depression, her husband often prevents her taking it, she stabs him to death, 193 times.
Postpartum: Mother Kills One Month Old BabyFriday, February 12th, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Tries to Kill Baby & Self While Driving her CarWednesday, February 3rd, 2010
Postpartum: Woman's Baby Missing: Told Father She Had Killed HimWednesday, January 6th, 2010
Postpartum: Mother Kills BabySaturday, November 21st, 2009
Lawyer: Mental illness wore down accused Texas mom — (The Seattle Times)Thursday, November 12th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Citalopram (Celexa), kills son the next day. Probably a non-metabolizer. She is sentenced to a mental institution (more psychoactive drugs).
Postpartum: Mother Turns Blind Eye to Abuse of Son by Boyfriend: Son DiesWednesday, October 7th, 2009
Postpartum Depression: Woman Becomes AssaultiveThursday, September 17th, 2009
Postpartum Depression: Do All Moms Need Screening? — (Time Magazine)Friday, July 10th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Anxious postpartum mum given Zoloft, start to have homicidal and suicidal thoughts.
Postpartum: Mother Kills 7 Month Old Twins: Attempts SuicideMonday, July 6th, 2009
Postpartum: Mother Kills Her Infant DaughterWednesday, April 8th, 2009
Yeeda Topham vows to help all depressed mothers — (Perth Now)Saturday, December 6th, 2008SSRI Ed note: New mom who longed for child for years gets 5 medications instead of help and reassurance, attempts murder-suicide but lives, does nor remember.
Postpartum Depression: Mother Kills her Seven Month Old ChildTuesday, November 18th, 2008
Young girl’s death shocks family — (The Barrie Examiner)Friday, October 31st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Young woman on antidepressants and sleeping meds assaults common-law spouse and he moves out, is found dead at a grow op.
Inquest rules Mandy, 19, died after taking no more than four anti-depressants — (Skelmersdale Advertiser)Thursday, September 11th, 2008SSRI Ed note: "Happy, bouncy, genuine, sincere" woman loses baby at birth prescribed antidepressants, she drinks, dies. Coroner records accident.
Airline chase suspect claims post-partum depression — (The New Orleans Advocate)Saturday, August 16th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Mom on Prozac speeds with baby in back seat, drives recklessly, hits another car, throws baby over barrier, caught by police, blames post-partum depression.
Mom-child burnt to death — (The Sangai Express)Friday, April 4th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is victim of house fire along with her baby. No mention of how fire started.
Tragic mum sang lullaby to baby before drowning — (The Independent.ie)Thursday, March 27th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Adoring mom of 9-month old, on drugs for post-natal depression, attempts suicide, later drowns herself and her son. Nobody suspects antidepressant.
I COULDN’T LOVE MY DAUGHTER IZZY — (Gloucester Live)Wednesday, December 19th, 2007SSRI Ed note: New mom given antidepressants becomes "cold and emotionless", stops them, gets therapy, all is well, now campaigns for other moms to get help not meds.
Mother plunged to death from cliffs — (The Argus)Tuesday, October 30th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman treated for depression for a decade treated in hospital, released, taking antidepressants, 2 weeks later dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
Mother won’t be prosecuted — (Expatica)Wednesday, May 30th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants for post partum depression forgets 5-mo-old baby in hot car, he dies. She is not charged.
Mum apologises for false claims — (The Sydney Morning Herald)Wednesday, May 16th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants "blows" $3,500, afraid to tell boyfriend she invents a story blaming a fictitious assailant.