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Why do some women get depressed during pregnancy?

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Risk Factors

There are hormonal changes that can cause some women to experience mood fluctuations.
Also, women with a previous history of depression are at greater risk. In addition, if a woman is experiencing a general lack of support or severe environmental stress, there would be a greater risk of depression.

In brief: Risk Factors

There are hormonal changes that can cause some women to experience mood fluctuations.
Also, women with a previous history of depression are at greater risk. In addition, if a woman is experiencing a general lack of support or severe environmental stress, there would be a greater risk of depression.
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