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    piglet1960 posted:
    what effects are known on fetus when Schizophrenia occurs during pregnancy
    An_215647 responded:
    Schizophrenia is a continuous, life-long illness. It does not have an "occurrance" during pregnancy, rather it is a continuous illness.

    You use a self-deprecating name ("piglet1960"). Or are you trying to annoy somebody?
    An_215648 replied to An_215647's response:
    Piglet is a beloved character from the classic, Winnie the Pooh.
    larsstarscanary responded:
    I wish I knew the effects of schizophrenia on the fetus during pregnancy, but I don't. Can you ask your obstetrician? All the best of luck to you!
    piglet1960 replied to An_215647's response:
    my mothers was not diagnosed with the illness until her pregnancy with me a lot was not known in the 60s about it,i was born premature due to her actions and in my opion am missing a few components of my personality just wondered if this was normal for children born to schizophrenic mothers
    ButterflyGirl45 responded:
    if the either parent has it, the child has a chance of developing it. it just depends on the child's surroundings when they grow up. a child's mind is so fragile. one word can warp their perception of life.

    my grandma was very strike with her 5 kids. my mother was the baby of the 5, and my grandma was very verbally abusive to my mom, but she didn't know that she was abusive until my mom was diagnosed with schizophrenia 2 years ago. my mom told my grandma that all the hurtful words she said to her, like she wished she had an abortion, had scarred her mind & emotions.

    my mom loves me, & she did her very best to not let me end up like her. though mother's can't protect you from everything....i was a quiet & submissive, but that didn't keep me away from bullies. they never hit me, but the things they said hurt me alot & it was hard to get over it.

    my psychiatrist & therapist are watching me to see if i develop schizophrenia b/c i've been diagnosed with bipolar, psychosis, obsessive-compulsive, attention-deficient, and generalized anxiety...i'm only 18. yes, it is possible to have all of those at my age. i'm medicated, i go to therapy sessions, and i have a great support system that includes my parents, brother, boyfriend, & friends. i'm living a pretty good life.

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