Tag: mental health in pregnancy

Mental Health Awareness

Anxiety Depression Social anxiety Hypochondria Bipolar disorder Schizophrenia OCD Postanat Depression PTSD ANOREXIA BULIMIA Many Many More You name it If you have ever suffered from a mental health disorder you know what it feels like to have a constant battle with your mind. Look after yourself, have […]

A Wandering Mind of a Pregnant Woman

My mind often wonders in the most peculiar way. I contemplate about things which have taken place and possibilities which may occur. Recently, what has surprised me the most is the fact that I don’t enjoy my mother being nice and supportive towards me or rather towards her […]

Anxiety

If you have ever suffered from anxiety I’m sure you are familiar with a self- coping strategy which I call ‘safety net’. What is it? The safety net is an option or an alternative which you give yourself just in case you don’t feel like doing something or […]

Existence

Do you look at other people who seem to fully enjoy their life? They appear to be articulate, they bloom with self- confidence and splatter their optimism everywhere they go. ‘It’s highly contagious- this optymistic attire’- you think to yourself. ‘I shall be more like them’- you contemplate. […]

Eating Disorder Prior to Pregnancy

You suffered from an eating disorder in the past, you successfully conquered it and moved on with your life but fell pregnant. How would you feel about your body if it started rapidly changing, if you were loosing control over your appearance and panicking about how quickly digits […]

Pregnancy & Fear of the Future

Can’t you sleep? Why do you wake up in the middle of the night with anxiety and worries looming over you.? It’s so stresful to be pregnant and be awoken by the fear. Thinking about an upcoming labour doesn’t help. Being flooded by imaginative thoughts about your funeral […]

Fear of Motherhood

Congratulations if you are pregnant. If you are trying to conceive- Good Luck. If you are thinking to conceive but are flooded with fear and doubts my advice to you is: go for it, there is never a perfect time or an opportunity to have a child. Life […]

Pregnant Mental Chaos

When you are trying for a baby and you are first time parent you read a lot, you anticipate and imagine what’s going to be like to carry a child under your heart and give birth to them. You go through different scenarious, you even dare to think […]