6 strategies to help avoid prenatal depression The entire childbearing year -- including pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum -- is a time of tremendous change, psychologically and physically. Women need support to take care of themselves, emotionally and physically, through this important life-changing event.
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Emotional Disorders in Pregnancy Recent research has shown that women are susceptible to psychiatric disorders during pregnancy. Most commonly found are major depression, panic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders and psychosis.
Husband is very upset about my pregnancy just found out I'm going to have my third baby. When I told my husband (of eight years) he was very upset. I'm very upset. He won't even tell his parents about the baby. I've tried talking to him, but he just walks away, when I bring up the subject. What can I do to get him to talk to me or tell me why he's acting like this? I can't go through nine months of him not talking to me.
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Emotions During Pregnancy Although each pregnancy is unique, certain changes are common to all normal pregnancies. A basic understanding of physical and emotional changes of pregnancy helps a woman to understand pregnancy and have a positive experience.