Is it safe to take 5-htp while pregnant?

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Although there has been no human research I could find regarding 5-HTP and pregnancy, on the AHA website, there is a study involving pregnant rats and 5-HTP. Pregnant rats administered with the serotonin precursor had lower fetal weight and symptoms mimicking preeclampsia. Here is a link to the study: http://hyper.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/hypertensionaha;HYPERTENSIONAHA.107.094540v1

I would say, not safe.
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