Should You Take ADHD Medications When You’re Pregnant?

 ADHD in the News 2017-05-18

Sometimes a pregnant woman will also decide to stop taking her attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications – or any other medications she may require – during or before pregnancy, assuming that too is a healthy choice. However, Dr. Alison G. Cahill, chief of the division of maternal fetal medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, says it’s a “common misconception among expectant moms that they can’t be on any medications during pregnancy.”