Mental wellbeing during pregnancy

Pregnancy, birth and early parenthood are times of great change.

During pregnancy most women experience a range of emotions. Your pregnancy hormones may make you more emotional than usual. You may worry about whether your baby will be normal and how you will cope with labour. It helps if you can talk openly about any concerns with your partner or a close friend.

Common concerns of pregnant women can be:

  • will my baby be normal?
  • worries about labour
  • changing body, emotions and relationships.

Read more about pregnancy and new parents and visit Dear Mind for many ways to strengthen your mental wellbeing.

Mental wellbeing during pregnancy

In this guide:

  1. Depression and anxiety during pregnancy
  2. Mental wellbeing for partners
  3. Where to get help

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