You don't need to be pregnant to know that stress can suck; stress can affect anyone negatively. However, during...

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You don't need to be pregnant to know that stress can suck; stress can affect anyone negatively. However, during pregnancy, extreme stress can mean that you're more likely to have a premature or low birth weight baby. High levels of maternal stress have also been shown to affect a child's mental development. You might be too stressed if...
  • You feel tired non-stop AND irritable or anxious.
  • You feel depressed, can't stop crying, or are mad all the time.
  • You are socially withdrawn.
  • You can't shake your bad feelings.
  • You lack interest in things that used to make you happy.
  • You feel no interest in your pregnancy or your own health.
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