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What can I do to stop being so emotional & depressed?

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3 years ago
I am only 10 weeks pregnant. I am so emotional about everything and can not handle anything without becoming upset. I feel that since I have became pregnant I am not the same person anymore....I am depressing. What can I do to get out of this hole? And are my chances of postparum higher because I am already so emotional?

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3 years ago
no right now your hormones are kicking in so it will all be new to you and you partner, even those who surround you will feel the difference. but these changes are only temporary as long as you stay positive and think happy. i would cry about everything (literally) and once i had my baby i was very happy. so just keep positive and everything will be just fine 
3 years ago
As you go further into your pregnancy your hormones do level out and things start to become more normal. Find out what helps make to feel better or normal and let your parnter and others know what will help or what to do when these times occur. Getting out and doing things will sometimes help, if you are at home alot or if you are always out and about then being at home and relaxing may sometimes help.I don't think being emotional right now are tiggers to postpartum depression. But be aware of your emotional state and if you feel like it's getting out of hand thn talk to your doctor about it. As it's possible to get baby blues during pregnancy.
3 years ago
Hi "cheer76moo",First I want to say congratulations regarding your pregnancy! I understand your feelings because I experienced the same thing when I was pregnant with my daughter (who is 12 now). As "mommaduck" stated previously, being emotional shouldn't necessarily indicate postpartum depression but I would say make sure you pay attention to things that are not normal. Sometimes as women we associate our moods as something that just goes along with pregnancy but there are times when we should check in with our doctor to let them know how we are feeling to make sure what we are experiencing is normal. I say this because a woman's body goes through so many hormonal changes during pregnancy which affect our moods significantly. I also say this because during the entire 9 months of my pregnancy with my son (who is now 15), I was in a very good mood. It was almost perfect, no morning sickness, no mood swings, just excitement. But with my daughter I was always agitated, didn't want my husband to touch me a lot of the time, and experienced morning sickness the entire 9 months. After I had her I didn't feel the bond with her like I did my son but didn't know anything about postpartum depression at that time so I didn't even know that this was the reason for my mood swings.What I recommend to you is to seek the advice of your doctor and make sure you are telling him or her everything you are feeling because he or she can't help you if you don't tell him or her what's going on. A lot of people refrain from saying too much to their physician out of fear but that's what they are there for, to help and to treat. Be as vocal as possible for your own health and the health of your baby.If you ever need addtional support after getting the advice of your physician I am a health and wellness life coach and offer personal one-on-one phone coaching plus online coaching to assist with weight loss and also for support with postpartum. I invite you to visit my website at: www.lsi.health.officelive.com. Please feel free to join my facebook page as well as there's tons of helpful health information that is updated regularly. Hope all goes well with you and your baby and blessing to you!

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