I feel so weak during this pregnancy like I can't get out of bed & do things because I'm overly stressed with the baby's daddy & dealing with the drama that goes along with who will be able to take care of this kid. I feel like he's trying to stress me out sooooo much to the point of hospitalization so he can have the kid. However, I do not want him to have it because he does drugs & is a very lazy guy. He wouldn't be able to take care of this kid appropriately nor with drugs in his appartment. He also drives wrecklessly. That would be horrible having the baby with him! I don't do drugs, I am a fairly responsible person, I drive safely, & the only thing that I need to work on is my mental disease which is schizophrenic dellusions along with panic disorder. I am working on fixing those things with therapy & zoloft (the only med my doc approved during pregnancy). Anyway, I am sooo lost as to what to do. I just feel so trapped everyday & that I have run out of options as to what to do fo the baby. All I can say at this point is that I am working on just calming myself down & taking things day, by day and step by step as to not overwhelm myself & jump into isolation & panic attacks. I really need some support from people emotionally. Thanks
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The symptoms that you describe could be attributed to pregnancy induced depression or pregnancy blues (the symptoms can be worse if you have had depression before getting pregnant). If the symptoms have been affecting your daily/work life and/or your personal relations, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation (to look for the underlying cause) and assistance (to control the symptoms). Continue to take your medications as prescribed. Counseling sessions would also help you to cope up with your symptoms and carry on with pregnancy smoothly. You can also go ahead with getting couple therapy done to help prepare both of you to help you carry on with pregnancy smoothly and prepare for parenthood. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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