Learn what can cause depression during pregnancy and how to know when you are struggling. Author discusses how pregnant women feel pressure to be happy and may not realize they are depressed. Learn why you should get help and the truth about taking antidepressants during pregnancy.
Type: Blog Post
Source: Read Pregnant and Depressed
On Thanksgiving weekend 2011 Sarah Mirock was 27 weeks pregnant with her first child when she became paralyzed with fear. Mirock knew she would be at high risk for postpartum depression because she had been sexually abused as a child and also because her Army husband was currently away in Afghanistan. But she had never heard of prenatal depression until she started thinking about abandoning her baby after delivery and realized something was very wrong. “I caught myself thinking…Read Pregnant and Depressed
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