May 03, 2011
If you are pregnant and find yourself fine one minute and then in a terrible upheaval of mood swings the next then you are probably facing mood swings. Such mood swings are quite common for women who are pregnant.
Now, don’t all women know what mood swings are about? It’s a “been there, done that” situation considering mood swings is a symptom of PMS too. Mood swings during pregnancy will seem to be an everyday rollercoaster ride with sudden emotional changes ranging from anger, oversensitivity, sadness and various other emotions. Pregnancy is an emotionally charged time in a woman’s life, so do not worry, it is normal to feel so and it’s only a phase.
Mood swings are not only due to various hormonal and chemical changes occurring in the body during pregnancy. Certain unconscious and conscious thoughts are a source of such behaviour; pregnancy might bring feelings of excitement but also brings about stress and being overwhelmed by the changes happening. Various questions will be running in your mind regarding the health of the baby, your financial situation, you’re parenting skills and lots of other questions. Understand that you are not alone in experiencing such gamut of feelings, there are many to-be-moms facing the same.
If in case your mood swings happen to last more than two weeks and you find that you aren’t getting any better then you should get medical help. Lot of people are getting affected by depression each year and it is quite common to seek help for it. As and when you see these symptoms for mood swings during pregnancy you should contact your doctor; some of the most common symptoms are:
Mood swings can be taken care of and is not an unnatural thing to happen, so do not get worried and know how you can take care of it.
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