A woman suffering from depression during pregnancy thinks the only things that can affect her baby are those that are ingested or exposed in some way or another. However, several experts say that when you are depressed or too stressed out during this time of your life, your body releases some chemicals that can be just as harmful as the hormone cortisone.
Studies indicate that there is a higher rate of spontaneous abortions during the first trimester in women who are stressed to the extreme. And it is the stress of mothers that can also affect the way in which her child takes those same feelings when it comes, so experts say the children of these women are more likely to feel stress.
Besides, you already know that genetics play a major role in the development of your baby, but also the environment in which it grows. And if a child grows up in a family that supports him and his love every minute makes a difference with another does not. Children continue to develop their brains after they were born and can learn behaviors that compensate for what they experienced in the womb.
If you have a very strong depression, do not underestimate the help you can provide the experts, so you can reduce the risks that can put your son. And contrary to what many women think the treatment is less dangerous to her baby’s illness, so do not be afraid to take medication to help you manage this condition for both you and your baby have a successful pregnancy.