How to Calm Your Nerves About Pregnancy During COVID-19
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected lives all over the world. But for pregnant women this can make a stressful situation even harder to deal with. Did you know that depression and anxiety are the most common problems that women face in pregnancy? Add the worries of a pandemic to the mix and you have a lot of women feeling distressed about pregnancy during Covid-19. Here’s what you need to know about emotional wellbeing in pregnancy and some tips on how to calm your nerves during these challenging times.
Why is Pregnancy Anxiety, Depression, and High Stress Important?
You may be wondering what the big deal is on pregnancy anxiety, depression and stress. My research team and I have found that:
For every five women who struggle with anxiety or depression, one will continue to have symptoms across her life. Under normal…