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35 weeks pregnant and so down and depressed!

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Im 35 weeks pregnant and so down and depressed! My midwife asks me how I feel but I feel that I cant tell her as I have a new midwife every few weeks. I just feel alone as none of my friends and family live where I live and Im worried its going to start affecting my daughter and my husband I just dont know what to do anymore. How can I make myself feel better??

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replied January 12th, 2012
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

You could be feeling depressed because your widwife is changing frequently, and naturally you are not able to connect with the healthcare system. I suggest you consult a gynecologist and discuss this. Also you can share your thoughts with close family and friends through internet, mails, phone calls, etc. This way you will remain connected. Since you have a daughter already, have faith in your self as you have already delivered a child.

Engage in activities that bring you happiness like listening to music, sharing your daughter's husband's time, and reaching out to people in your neighborhood. You'll be amazed to see how quickly people reach out to pregnant women. Hope this helps. Take care!

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