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So my husband and I are working on another baby, and of course my thoughts turn to all of the meds  that I'm taking.  My pnurse and I decided I should only take max 1-2 drugs.  After some research, only one of the things I take is relatively safe for me to take (Wellbutrin).  Everything else will need to be tapered if at all possible, and just stopped if not.

 

I'm just curious what experience the rest of you might have had with tapering meds for pregnancy.  Did you have a lot of trouble being off your meds?  Did you have a plan for going back on them after birth?  Anything you can share would be helpful.

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Hi. I'm currently inpatient because I tapered off all of my meds under my psychiatrists advice.

I'm 12 weeks pregnant today.

I'm glad I got through the first trimester without taking anything but here I am in hospital. So if I get to do this again I will never do it unmedicated.

I think talking it over with more than one medical professional and doing your own research to discuss with them is probably the best option.

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