Most of us have heard of Postpartum Mood Disorders, but did you know its a REAL thing to have the same issues during pregnancy? These symptoms are classified as Antepartum Mood Disorders and yes, they are REAL!
Many women overlook the symptoms and signs of Antepartum Mood Disorders because they didn't know they existed. They also may attribute the things they are feeling to hormones, lack of sleep, or just the adjustment of having a child soon.
But what symptoms could classify as a Antepartum Mood Disorder?
Untreated Antepartum Mood Disorders during pregnancy can have harmful affects on your health and the health of your baby.
Some of the affects that could occur are:
If you feel that you are dealing with any of these symptoms, please reach out for help! You do NOT have to go through this alone, and there are many ways to deal with Antepartum Mood Disorders.
If you would like help finding resources or need someone to talk to please email BrightHorizonsDoula@gmail.com
Here are some great resources to utilize if you feel you or someone you know could use some help!