Dear Mrs. Monroe, Can I provide an alternate opinion to that of the many (understandably) cautious women ttc here? I am about to be-ttc, and I have done all the research on citalopram (I am taking it currently and weaning off of it.) Your husband was prescribed this medication by a doctor. While I understand that it can be over prescribed, I think you could be more sensitive to his needs. Presumably he wants to have a baby, too, and him saying that your concerns are "stupid" might be a guy's way of handling his guilt and his own fears that he is in some way jeopardizing your success at conceiving--or worse, your baby's health. You aren't a doctor, and that's right--you don't know why a medical professional put him on the drug, because maybe he has not filled you in on how he's feeling because you downplay his diagnosis. How do you know he's not depressed? Even if anxiety is job (or life)-related, he is still dealing with it every day. And, to echoJen_FLMom 's comments, there are no effects to men taking citalopram while trying to conceive.View Thread
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