Archive for Postpartum reaction – Page 2

Postpartum: Mother Prescribed Med For Depression Commits Suicide
‘A bad mother’ fear of wife in rail line tragedy — (Yorkshire Post)
SSRI 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)
Gail Porter steps out, four months after being sectioned — (OK!)
Dad: Mother never accepted baby’s condition — (THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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 — (
SSRI 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 Old
Postpartum: Mother Kills Self
Jury calls baby-killer mother still insane — (Associated Press)
Postpartum: Mother Kills her Infant: Several Days Withdrawal
Postpartum: Mother Lets 13 Month Old Son Drown in Tub: Does Not Call Emergency Services
Postpartum: Woman Attempts to Choke Her Mother
Suicide: the silent thief of mothers — (Birth Faith)
SSRI 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 Twins
SSRI Ed note: Postpartumwoman on antidepressants attempts suicide, drowns her twins
Postpartum: Mother Kills 3 Month Old Baby
Postpartum: Step-Mother of 7 Year Old Missing Boy Investigated: She had Postpartum Depression
Warner Robins mother sentenced to 15 years in infant’s beating death — (The Telegraph)
Postpartum: Mother Attempts to Smother 5 Week Old Baby
Colorado mental-health counselor charged with murdering infant son — (The Denver Post)
SSRI 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 Adjusted
Postpartum: Mother Drowns Two Month Old Baby
Postpartum: Antidepressants Can Exacerbate Depression Symptoms: American Journal of Psychiatry
Postpartum: Mother Attempts to Murder 20 Month Old Daughter
Jury told mom accused in baby’s killing either selfish or psychotic — (Detroit Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants smothers her baby to death.
193 — (Texas Monthly)
SSRI 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 Baby
Postpartum: Mother Tries to Kill Baby & Self While Driving her Car
Postpartum: Woman's Baby Missing: Told Father She Had Killed Him
Postpartum: Mother Kills Baby
Lawyer: Mental illness wore down accused Texas mom — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI 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 Dies
Postpartum Depression: Woman Becomes Assaultive
Postpartum Depression: Do All Moms Need Screening? — (Time Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Anxious postpartum mum given Zoloft, start to have homicidal and suicidal thoughts.
Postpartum: Mother Kills 7 Month Old Twins: Attempts Suicide
Postpartum: Mother Kills Her Infant Daughter
Yeeda Topham vows to help all depressed mothers — (Perth Now)
SSRI 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 Child
Young girl’s death shocks family — (The Barrie Examiner)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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
SSRI 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.
SSRI 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.
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressant causes young mum taking it for postpartum depression to pass out, drop baby who is injured. Custody of her children is threatened.
Mother plunged to death from cliffs — (The Argus)
SSRI 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)
SSRI 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)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants "blows" $3,500, afraid to tell boyfriend she invents a story blaming a fictitious assailant.