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I have postpartum depression and im 33 weeks pregnant
I havn't yet talked to my doctor to 100% confirm this but i have been so depressed for 3 weeks now
i can't seem to shake it
does anyone have any suggestions ?
The previous poster is right, BUT you are on the right track to getting the help you need.
PPD is a VERY serious problem. I would speak to your midwife or doctor right away on getting a referral to someone who would be able to help you before your depression worsens. If you have depression during pregnancy, it is highly likely to worsen after a baby is born.
I definitely agree with DoulaSummer. I was diagnosed with a few mood disorders when I was younger, which seemed to get better when I was pregnant. But now, three weeks after having DD it seems like they're back in full force.
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