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Gastroschisis is an abdominal birth defect that occurs when babies are born with a hole their abdominal wall and protruding intestines. Studies show that of women using the antidepressant Zoloft during pregnancy face an increased risk of having a child with gastroschisis or other abdominal birth defects.
Gastroschisis is classified as a hernia and is detected at delivery or during fetal ultrasound exams. This abdominal birth defect requires surgery to correct and can potentially lead to breathing problems for the child.
Zoloft use during pregnancy has also been linked to other abdominal birth defects including omphalocele, cloacal exstrophy, and hyydronephrosis.
If you or someone you love used Zoloft while pregnant and gave birth to a child with an abdominal birth defect such as gastroschisis, you may qualify to file a lawsuit. To speak with an attorney about your case, contact the lawyers at Hissey Kientz, LLP for a free consultation. You can reach us by calling 1-866-275-4454, or by filling out the free case evaluation form located on this page.