The Effects of Pregnancy Psychosis 

Pregnancy is not protective against relapses of pre-existing serious mental illness, especially where usual medication has been stopped at the outset.

Postpartum Depression Risk Assessment

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It's natural to feel strong emotions when you're pregnant and just after you've had a baby. You may feel elated, or you may feel sad. Many women have the "baby blues" just after birth. They feel sad, impatient, or irritable. These feelings usually go away in a week or two. They don't always need to be treated by a health care provider. For some women, feelings of sadness are much more intense. These intense feelings are called postpartum depression, or PPD. Changes in hormones and brain chemistry are linked to PPD; these are not things you can control, and you may need help. Postpartum depression can be treated with medication and counseling.

Due Date Calculator

It is important to estimate your due date so you and your health care provider can schedule proper prenatal care and plan for your baby's birth. Your health care provider uses a method similar to this calculator to give you your due date.

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