Depressed While Pregnant? A Confusing Decision, But Choosing Treatment Is Better Than NotDecember 13, 2016 | Ali BudnerDepression during pregnancy is more common that most people think. For some women, it’s bad enough they may need medication. But what effect do antidepressants have on the fetus? That’s a question many are struggling with. Listen /Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin.