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Depressed and stressed during early pregnancy

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Greetings! I have a question to ask. I am 3 weeks and 5 days pregnant but at the same time I am depressed,stressed and sad because my bf never message me anymore I also have a problems emotionally and financially..I want to know if it might be a problem to my baby. I want my baby to be healthy,normal and complete. Thank you.

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replied October 29th, 2010
Depression During Pregnancy Answer A16928
Welcome to ehealthforum. I can understand the pain and agony you're going through. From the description of your symptoms, it seems likely that you’re suffering from depression.

For the same, I’ll suggest you to consult a psychiatrist & maybe a clinical psychologist also as you may require rounds of psychological counseling and may be drugs to overcome the depressive illness you seem to be going through.

Although deprrssion per se won't have any detrimental effects n your baby. However, it can affect your diet and nutrition which can be harmful to the growing baby.

Meanwhile, I’ll also suggest reading some inspirational books as I have seen a lot of my patients benefiting from them. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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