Signs of depression in a young mother
Of course, the signs of depression can be different for every woman, as well as the external causes that provoked her. It can also manifest itself in different ways: some women become very tearful, others are constantly in a bad mood, others are irritated for every trifle. But depression in pregnant women does not limit their influence only to the emotional state of the future mother, it can affect her behavior and even her health. Therefore, you should be aware of her symptoms and respond to them in time. The signs of depression during pregnancy can be attributed; apathy, distracted attention, a constant sense of anxiety, irritability, sleep disturbance, fatigue and a constant feeling of fatigue, sadness, no reason for joy.
What to do in a depressed pregnant woman
Understand that life during pregnancy does not end, keep going to work, meet with friends, do your family, do not deny yourself entertainment, do not get rid of what is happening around.
During pregnancy, a lot of cases and worries can literally pile on you. At work, you need to finish and pass all your affairs, at home you need to prepare everything for the birth of the baby, make repairs, buy dowry, etc. You put too much on your fragile shoulders, you need to relax and reconsider priorities. At the moment, the most important thing is taking care of your health and the well-being of your child. Find time to relax, to take care of yourself, this will help you cope with all the planned tasks.
Take care of your health, attend sports classes for expectant mothers, go to the pool – it`s not only a charge for the body, physical activity will fill your soul and energy.
You should understand that now you are in the answer not only for yourself, but also for the physical and mental health of the unborn child. You are an adult, a responsible person, so try to nip your bad thoughts or mood.
Do not suffer alone – consult and share your experiences with friends who have children with close people. Consult with a psychologist if the state of depression is prolonged.
Whatever your circumstances are, the child should not suffer from this, and even change them, falling into a depression, you still can not. Therefore, better enjoy the pleasures of future motherhood, walk more often, watch good, good films, listen to your favorite music.