Pre Pregnancy Depression

Pre pregnancy depression

Nutritionist– EPA/DHA (Essential Fatty Acids): Studies have found that dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy or postpartum reduces some symptoms associated with depression. Calcium. Trace minerals, such as selenium, iodine, zinc.

Yoga/Meditation– One of the ways in which prenatal yoga may have an impact on depression is by increasing mindfulness, or nonjudgmental attention to the present moment. Mindfulness is directly taught in many yoga classes.

Psychotherapy– Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health problems in pregnancy. These affect about 10 to 15 out of every 100 pregnant women. Just like at other times in life, you can have many different types of mental illness and the severity can vary.

Psychiatry– Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave. It’s most commonly used to treat anxiety and depression, but can be useful for other mental and physical health problems.

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