Pregnancy Phases & Symptoms
In our previous blog https://vishwarajhospital.com/what-are-the-dos-and-donts-when-planning-for-pregnancy/ , we talked about the dos and don’ts while planning for pregnancy. In this latest blog, we ...
You might be aware of postpartum depression, but have you ever heard about facing depression during pregnancy? Studies prove that 7% of women go through depression during their pregnancy phase. Pregnancy is not always happy moments and everything flowery, it’s a roller-coaster journey where a woman goes through a lot of hormonal, physical, and emotional changes.
However, the majority of the times depression during pregnancy gets unrecognized as the symptoms of depression during pregnancy are similar to that of pregnancy, they are as follows:
The additional symptoms that indicate depression during pregnancy are:
Here are some of the risk factors that could lead to depression during pregnancy:
Up to what extent can depression affect your pregnancy?
Depression during pregnancy can be considered harmful for you as well as your child’s health. It can affect you in the following ways:
Taking care of your baby is a must, but taking care of yourself is equally important. Here are the few easy tips you can follow to overcome depression during pregnancy:
Conclusion: If you are observing any of the above symptoms during your pregnancy, immediately get in touch with your doctor or visit the nearest maternity hospital and get the check-up done. If not to anyone else, share about the depression with your doctor, they can surely give the treatment best suitable for you and your baby.