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Where do I turn? BG Secrets Arizona 4906 posts
4th Mar '13

I think I've been dealing with some depression...
No direct thoughts or attempts at self-harm, but have hoped for it.
Where do I turn?
Do I call my OB?
A mental health counselor?
I've never dealt with this before?
Help!
I'm really embarrassed by this. :oops:

BG Secrets Arizona 4906 posts
4th Mar '13

Oh, and I'm pregnant. If that makes a difference...

tooodles 240 kids; Thailand 5075 posts
4th Mar '13

Considering you are pregnant go to your ob first. They can point you in the right direction for counceling and meds if you want/need them.

Jennybananna 2 kids; Gilbert, AZ, United States 25079 posts
4th Mar '13

Start with your OB. Depression is nothing to be embarrassed by. Everyone has been depressed at some point in their life. I suffer from depression too if you ever need to talk feel free to pm me. Things do get better :D

BG Secrets Arizona 4906 posts
4th Mar '13

Thank you ladies.
I was hoping things would get better on their own but they're just getting worse.
I hate everything about life and myself right now.
Again, thanks.

Melissa Juel Due June 21 (boy); 1 child; Glenside, Pennsylvania 135 posts
4th Mar '13

All these ladies are right I have a really bad case of depression and you go to the ob first and if they think its a bad case you will be in good hands at a hospital or therapy... It will get worst after the baby is born... Mine did if you want to talk message me...

Megan Emmons Due May 6 (boy); Paragould, Arkansas 4 posts
4th Mar '13

Definitely ask your OB! Depression is more common during pregnancy than we think... I have had really bad anxiety so I know where you are coming from. Don't stress too much though, it will get better :) Try going for a walk, watching something that makes you happy, going shopping with friends, try not to be alone.. I had severe depression after my first miscarriage and I understand what you mean by all of it... if you need anything message me!