Sorry, no I'm not pregnant. I want to be though. I deal with severe depression and anxiety, and some personality disorder. I'm ok right now but I have had some bad times, been hospitalized several times. My husband and I want kids but I'm worried my problems could affect the pregnancy and the child. I'm not asking for an answer, just some advice or wisdom on this subject. Thank-you.
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2 Replies |Watch This Discussion | Report This| Share this:Should I?Sorry, no I'm not pregnant. I want to be though. I deal with severe depression and anxiety, and some personality disorder. I'm ok right now but I have had some bad times, been hospitalized several times. My husband and I want kids but I'm worried my problems could affect the pregnancy and the child. I'm not asking for an answer, just some advice or wisdom on this subject. Thank-you.
Elizabeth ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
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Report This| Share this:Should I?Hi Sadgurl and Welcome - <br /><br />You have great questions and concerns and as lkittycat1968 recommended, please talk with your doctor.<br /><br />We have some great mental health communities with a wide variety of members - moms, dads, married, single.<br /><br />Check out our <a href="http://exchanges.webmd.com/depression-exchange">Depression Community</a> and other <a href="http://exchanges.webmd.com/webmd-exchanges/mental-health-exchanges">Mental Health Communities</a> . Repost your concerns there to get advice and support from others parenting with similar symptoms.<br /><br />Take Care,<br />Elizabeth
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