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01 Aug 2011

depression in pregnancy????
I am 24 weeks pregnant with my second child,i had severe Pnd when my first born was about 4 months old,eventually i went to my Gp and asked for help. I used medication for almost a year and felt like my old self again. i know that some horomones can cause me to feel sad and then happy again during pregnancy,but i have noticed that im feeling more and more depressed and sad for no reason. i am ashamed to ask my Gynae and to take medication during pregnancy,what can i do PLEASE help.
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01 Jan 0001

You could see a therapist. Antidepressants like Prozac are relatively safe during pregnancy.

Best wishes
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