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29 Nov 2004

Help Please anyone!!!!
Hi,

My dad got married again this year and his new wife is now pregnant about 12 weeks I think . since she found out that she is pregnant she started acting weird in the sense of she get's anxiety attacks she is always tiered she does not want to go for the tests to make sure the baby is ok she actually suffers from depression now she is 38 and my poor dad well he does not know what to do she went to her mom's for a while but I dont know if that is going to work what should a person do in this situation just leave her ???? In the one hand she wants the baby in thee other she does not want the baby !!! I also know that she had eating disorders when she was 24 and apperantly my dad found out she has been drinking lexatives to stay slim this can't be good for the baby can it ??? I don't know I feel like grabbing her as I wish that I can have a child of my own and she has an oppotunity to have a baby and she is doing all this in thee end she is only hurting that little baby inside of her. give me some advice please!!!!!

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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Mood swings are common in pregnancy. It seems that you are not the right person to get involved. Perhaps your father can suggest that she has regular check-ups. Laxatives do not necessarily harm the fetus. It depends what she has been taking. If she is depressed, it would be a good idea to see a psychiatrist.

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