Perinatal therapy for parents who have experienced psychological distress during pregnancy, birth or in the post-natal period.
It can often be difficult to differentiate what are the symptoms of depression and what are the normal emotional, mental and physical changes that can occur during pregnancy.
However, persistent symptoms to keep an eye out for include:
- Persistent sadness
- Withdrawing from friends
- Decrease in energy
- Difficulty concentrating
- Sleeping too little or too much
- Loss of interest in activities you used to enjoy
- Daily negative thoughts
- Change in appetite – lack of or increased eating
- Feeling restless
- Feeling hopeless
- Decrease in self-care