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Depression During Pregnancy

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The Emotional Challenges Of Pregnancy

Plenty of attention is given to the physical changes and discomforts in a woman's body during pregnancy, but the emotional changes she could be experiencing may not always get discussed.

Pregnant And Stressed? Relax!

A study in the journal Early Human Development discusses how mothers who struggle with depression and anxiety during their pregnancy had babies with more sleep problems at ages 18 to 30 months.

Mental Health Conditions

Women and their partners experience a wide range of emotions during pregnancy and the year following birth (the perinatal period). Physical changes in pregnancy can affect your emotions and mood, and being a parent may be different from your expec...

9 Things Every Woman Should Know About Mental Health During Pregnancy

“Pregnant women and their partners need to understand that they are not to blame for a perinatal mood disorder,” says Robin Muskal, a postpartum depression wellness coach in Florham Park, New Jersey. “There are many contributing factors to [pregna...

How To Cope With Stress During Pregnancy

One of the most important things a woman can do to cope with stress during pregnancy is simply to recognize the factors at play, Kimmel said. The first step is to be aware of the changes happening that may increase stress, she said. The biggest ta...

7 Ways To Tackle & Prevent Depression During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is filled with a foray of emotions. Your body has now become a special place, harboring and nurturing a new life. Be mindful about the oncoming happiness whenever you feel low. It is okay to be overwhelmed. Making sure you manage the sit...

Baby Blues Or Postpartum Depression?

Women are most vulnerable to depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period. If depression or anxiety is going to surface, it typically happens at this time.

Helping Your Loved One With Postpartum Depression

It's critical for you to realise that your outward reaction to your loved one's PPD diagnosis is important because it can affect both, how she feels about herself and her ability to move firmly onto the path of recovery.

This Is What It Feels Like To Recover From Maternal Mental Illness

Nineteen mothers discuss the process of starting to feel better.

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