Did anyone suffer from pre-partum anxiety? I've suffered from anxiety in the past, but these days I find that I just can't shut my brain off from worrying. I'm at 20 weeks

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I had very bad anxiety when I first found out I was pregnant and it’s risen and fallen throughout pregnancy (I’m at 35 weeks). Can’t recommend therapy enough, especially with a cognitive behavioral approach. Feel free to DM me as well


A had this a bit. And post partum as well. I have OCD and the weird intrusive thoughts were a lot to deal with. I’m 3m postpartum now and it’s subsided quite a bit. At one point I was getting afraid to cross streets because of a worry that the cars wouldn’t stop.


I have a lot of anxiety but it’s about work seems amplified though. I’m usually on anxiety meds but chose to stop while pregnant. Feel like I’ll get back on them after baby is born. Also am super anxious about labor and will be a mess the last 2 weeks but I try to just not think about it 😅


Yes. I recommend you seek out a maternal health therapist. It really helped me keep the anxiety under control (esp during covid times).


Yes, very common. Please find a good therapist and tell your Ob.


Now that I have more time...I just want you to know that you are not alone. It is more common than you’d think and there are so many resources to help you out. I remember those feelings vividly and I know how scary they can be. Wishing you all the best!


👋🏼 labor gave me so much anxiety.

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