Your Moods

You may not be accustomed to the hormones that are flooding your system. They may affect your mood and cause you to feel irritable, impatient, upset by the littlest thing, or even weepy. Again, none of this is out of the ordinary.

Every pregnancy is different, and there is a wide range of normal experiences. However, if your symptoms feel extreme, you are not alone. You may have a common treatable condition called perinatal depression. Click on this website for free help or call 1- (800) 944-4773. You can also go to the LA Perinatal Mental Health Task Force.

If you have thoughts of harming yourself or your unborn baby please call 911 immediately.