Many pregnant women find it more difficult to control their emotions during pregnancy and this is mostly blamed on hormones. While it isn't pleasant for anyone in the family, in many cases, this is not simply a matter of being in a bad mood.
Prenatal or prepartal depression
Women who have pranatal depression suffer from depression before the pregnancy. Depression during pregnancy can be harmful to both mother and child. It is therefore very important to turn to help if you think you have depression.
Characteristics of prepartum depression:
Sometimes the diagnosis of depression is not made because the symptoms are more common in pregnant women, but to a lesser extent.
Search for help
Sometimes it can help to talk about your feelings with a good friend or family member. Otherwise you can contact your doctor or midwife. What can also help you focus on the fun things of your pregnancy. Try to enjoy the scans or keep a diary in which you emphasize the positive things of pregnancy.
Get help if you have any despairing or suicidal thoughts!
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