Friday, June 9, 2023

You have to break the image of an ideal mother and woman

The professional indicated that “mental health in general, women’s health, and mental health during pregnancy has long been neglected. There is that romanticized image of a pregnant woman looking happy, with bright eyes, and ready to be a mother.” considers it a “blessing”. This expectation is unrealistic and can be dangerous.”

For Claudia Szita, science shows that pregnancy can be a stressful and emotionally challenging time, adding that “during pregnancy, the mother worries about the baby’s health; from the birth of the child; changes in family structure and economy; For him to support professional development; For the second son who loses his unique position and may suffer”. And this complements “as if that were not enough, there may be pre-existing mental health difficulties or new ones may develop … not to mention pregnancies in complex psychosocial contexts … or solitary parenting, in the context of diversity, neurodivergence, or violence”

For Psychologist, “Pregnant women are at higher risk of mental health problems, such as depression or anxiety, complications during pregnancy, such as preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm labor, or low birth weight.” , increases the risk of postpartum depression. And this picture, if untreated, usually negatively affects the relationship between mother and child, as well as the child’s cognitive, emotional and social development in the long run. also affects.

The expert explained that “the stress, anxiety, and anguish that a mother with depression may feel do not allow her to be attentive to the environment and/or to adequately read her baby’s cues and, therefore, to respond.” will be out of step with Time Of your need big result? Your child, who will later become a boy, a girl, an adolescent, and an adult, will learn to regulate herself (perhaps not in the healthiest way). Withholding their needs, avoiding feeling, amplifying their behavior to make sure they listen to you, etc. And he added that “in the worst case, none of the strategies you try will work for you. The big problem with all of this is that it has to do with brain development.”

Psychologist Claudia Szita concludes by highlighting that “regulatory interactions between the child and its mother make it possible to maintain an internal homeostatic balance. During affectionate communication, such as mutual gaze, an attached, healthy and calm mother can adjusts to the baby. And she called for “pregnant women and mothers, in general, to feel comfortable talking about their mental health, without fear of being judged or stigmatized”. should feel safe to ask and should always be supported by each other… partner, peers, family or the state; every day of the year”.

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