What an outrage!
Yesterday 10/16/08 I received my newsletter from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Every since Manie was a baby we have received this newsletter. The NBDPS is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Well right on the front page there it was an article titled FEW RISK OF BIRTH DEFECTS FROM ANTIDEPRESSANT USE DURING PREGNANCY.
The article basically says that there is very little risk that antidepressants cause birth defects and by their own studies they found no increase risk of birth defects because of antidepressant use during pregnancy. I am sick about this. Can we jump into the year 2008 PLEASE! It has already been proven that antidepressants cause birth defects so GSK should just stop paying organizations to print out stupid little articles which say they don’t. Hell the CDC is probably bought and paid for anyways.
I am sickened at the thought of all the women who are going to read this article and not know what the real risk are. This is why I have to continue to tell Manie’s story. CDC should be ashamed. Then again maybe they are just a little because they do not even put the authors name on the article. Of coarse BIG PHARMA would take up a lot of room wouldn’t it. My message to the CDC and Big pharma keep motivating me to talk more about what happen to Manie.
If I can find a link that works to this newsletter I will post it here.