I have been told this could be depression as I have stopped going to my midwife appointments.
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replied March 9th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
You assess your self. You are the right person to tell whether you are depressive or not. Antenatal depression, also known as Prenatal depression, is a form of clinical depression that can affect a woman during pregnancy, and can be a precursor to postpartum depression if not properly treated. It is estimated that 7% to 20% percent of pregnant women are affected by this condition.So, you can see, this can be the fact that stops you to go for a visit.
Do you have Inability to concentrate,difficulty remembering.feeling emotionally numb. or extreme irritability? Are you sleeping too much or not enough, or restless sleep? Then,you may have some depression and I suggest you to meet a counselor apart from the regular pregnancy checkup.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care



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