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15% of women in Cordoba suffer from depression during pregnancy

“hardly anyone expects” a pregnant woman is sad», assures psychiatrist and specialist in perinatal psychiatry, Rachel Carmona Jurado, However, it is more common than is thought during pregnancy to resemble Symptoms What are you doing suffering from a depression In form of anxiety, low mood and insomnia. a 15% pregnant women in Cordoba suffer from depression during pregnancy and some over 14% postpartumAlong with the fact that one in five will suffer from anxiety from pregnancy to the postpartum period, explains Raquel Carmona.

as an example Symptoms that are not usually noticed keep sleep disordersSince 97% of pregnant women comment that sleep badly And justifies it with back pain or discomfort in the stomach. However, in your opinion, you should Consult your gynecologist and See what’s below. What is the cause of poor sleep? “Motherhood Was Considered One” Protective position so that women do not suffer from serious mental disorders, This concept is now considered wrong. Maternal depression cannot be minimized, as suicide is the first cause of maternal death in the first year after childbirth”, explains the psychiatrist.

loss risk The most common reasons for suffering from depression while pregnant are disease Thief anteriorTake poor social supportAnd unwanted pregnancythat he baby can i present something disease problems of gender violence,

Psychiatrist Raquel Carmona poses in front of San Juan de Dios Hospital. AJ Gonzalez

Since last June, San Juan de Dios Hospital One perinatal psychiatric counselingDr. Raquel Carmona attended during one day a week and he behaves and follows 20 patients, It addresses counseling perinatal mental disorder From when a woman becomes pregnant to one year after giving birth. In addition, it also treats emotional state It may appear if it is mourning the loss of an assisted reproduction and child, Along with taking care of the father.

One patient says, “I’ve had a really bad time.” There are times when you’re overwhelmed.”


“The It’s natural to be sad to lose a child, You have to go with him and listen to him with great respect and attention so that he tells his story and works on it Difficulty adjusting to life without your child, Mothers move on, because the mother’s adaptation to adversity is effective”, she assures from her professional experience, because Since 2014 she has also attended perinatal psychiatric counseling in the northern health zone pozoblanco,

It qualifies as “very severe » postpartum depression, that “yes, it is more visible in society than in pregnancy”, and that it appears in the first weeks after giving birth. Treatment of these maladies sometimes, when necessary, includes drugs that «Compatible with both pregnancy and baby’s health Even if you breastfeed.”

“It’s been so hard”

This mother who has a child of ten month, was a patient of Dr. Raquel Carmona due to depression during pregnancy. Due to personal circumstances, he prefers not to reveal his identity, but wants to share his experience, because the more difficult the circumstances he experienced, the more difficult the medical care he received in those circumstances.very helpful and encouraging, I liked it very much love, support and understanding, They have helped me a lot.” She thinks that the factor that triggered the depression was that her partner did not support her pregnancy and she decided to continue with the pregnancy. «I’ve been having a really bad time, it’s been a tough one, There are times when you don’t even know how you are and what you feel overflow In very low spirits.”

She went to her primary care doctor, who referred her to a mental health center in the South Zone and there she was referred to the Perinatal Psychiatry Program in Pozoblanco. «He has helped me a lothe gave me life», insists that you can tell your mother when you are sad, but «You really need professional help to get out,

they are Pregnancy was risky due to various physical ailmentsHowever, she remembers that “the worst thing was having so few souls.” At the end of the pregnancy, she had to take the last three weeks The drug “Very mild, suitable for pregnant women”, I tried to delay drug treatment as much as possible, but with two hernias in my back, heat, 30 extra kilos and my spirit was not too high…»

The child was born in a “great delivery” and “I came back to life, giving birth gave me life”, I am happy because I have a daughter.” She did not suffer from postpartum depression, although she was treated in the clinic for three months after giving birth, because “pregnancy is not nine months, but a year.” She believes That there should be more perinatal psychiatric care, because “the support I had is fundamental. They really help you out and give you more encouragement than you need to”

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