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Will Depression Impact Baby Pregnant
It can: Depression in the mother is associated with risks to the baby. The reasons aren't always clear, but consider that depressed mothers often don't eat well, and may not cooperate with prenatal vitamins or checkups. Depression can be treated with psychotherapy at no risk to the fetus, and even antidepressants can be safer for the baby than mother's untreated depression. Ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
If im taking meds for depression and enxiety and i get pregnant will it be bad for the baby or I have to stop taking the meds?
Category C meds: Most of the antidepressants in use today are ssris.Most fall into the category c group, meaning there is no evidence of significant fetal injury.Some are more prone to problems with neonatal withdrawal symptoms than others so a shift in type of med during pregnancy may be proposed. Either way, the parent needs to be as healthy as possible for the pregnancy and work thereafter.Discuss with doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I treat my depression...I always feel im not happy..I always cry...Everything around me is not the way i want...I feel my husband doesn't care about me anymore...He is a completely changed person sonce i was pregnant in my second baby....?
I'm 20weeks pregnant, since first week pregnant till now my emotion is very weak and i wanna cry all the time, am i depression? Will it hurt the baby?
Thinking of trying to get pregnant. I take Prozac for depression. What are the effects of taking Prozac while pregnant on my unborn baby?
Prozac ; pregnancy: Prozac has been studied extensively in pregnancy. While it's not been shown to cause fetal malformations, it may be associated with neonatal distress at birth (25% risk) and also with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. http://tinyurl.com/l57wsxn I have been a liaison psychiatrist on OB services, and suggest caution with these medications. Please discuss w/your OB ; psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is important for : you to discuss this with your OB, as prenatal depression can keep you from taking care of yourself & your fetus. It can impair your bonding with your newborn & vice-versa. Also, it places you at high risk for post-Partum depression, which will negatively impact your baby's development. 14-23% of women experience prenatal depression. No one will judge you. Please ask for professional help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Zoloft be taken during pregnancy for depression without harming the baby? What medications can be taken for depression while pregnant?
Zoloft most studied: Risks include: spontaneous abortion, preecplampsia, congential cardiac septal defects, endocrine disturbance in the newborn, poor neurodevel outcomes, resp distress in newborn, preterm delivery, low birth weight, small for gestational age. Risk of failure to treat : spontan abort, preterm delivery, low birth weight, suicide, dev delay, behav problems, poor maternal health. Zoloft most oft used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
030711 6 1/2 months pregnant lost baby and car totaled and to this day have daily headaches and depression and low self esteem?
Trauma and loss: I am so sorry to hear of this. Whether these events happened at the same time or apart, they are significant. If you haven't already, please seek help for those headaches, depression, and low self-esteem. In addition to contacting physicians, please consider contacting your local clergy for support. You've been through a lot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have depression and anxiety and on the pill- low dose am taking meds for them if i'm pregnant could that be bad for the baby? Side effects?
Pills & pregnancy: If pregnant you would not want to be on birth control pills. Effects of medicines for depression & anxiety on pregnancy, depend on the medicines. This is a risk to benefit discussion to have with your psychiatrist & ob. Many antidepressants are relatively safe, esp. Compared to having a very depressed mom! talk with your doctors; more info also at http://tinyurl.Com/9mfnrxl. ...Read more
Can you please tell me effects to the baby of so much stress, depression and anxiety during pregnancy?
Can cause problems.: When the mother is calmand happy during pregnancy the baby is also likely to be more calm and happy. When the mother becomes anxious her biochemistry changes and the baby also experiences those changes since it shares blood circulation with the mother. After delivery it is even more important for the mother to be calm and happy in order to deliver good care to the infant. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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