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How to cope with depression and anxiety during pregnancy
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How to cope with depression and anxiety during pregnancy

You've probably heard about postpartum Depression if you're expecting a child. Did you realize, however, that many pregnant women suffer from depression?

Pregnancy and depression: Here's What You Need to Know

What is the prevalence of Depression during pregnancy?

Pregnancy can be both joyful and stressful. According to research, roughly 7% of pregnant women experience Depression during their pregnancy. In low- and middle-income countries, rates may be greater.

Depression is the most frequent mood illness in the general population, characterized by a persistent feeling of melancholy and loss of interest. Women are twice as likely as males to get depression and the development of depression peaks during a woman's reproductive years.

Why does sadness during pregnancy go unnoticed so often?

Some symptoms of depression, including changes in sleep, energy level, appetite, and libido, are similar to pregnancy symptoms. As a result, you or your health care provider might attribute these symptoms to your pregnancy, rather than depression.

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