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Maternal mental health issues: Signs to watch out for

Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST
  • From changes in sleeping patterns to unrelenting worry, here are a few signs of maternal mental health issues we must know about.
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Often mothers fall prey to Complex Post-Traumatic Disorder symptoms. Keeping an eye on maternal mental health issues helps in curbing the symptoms at an initial phase and addressing the problems. "Remember, taking care of your mental health is not just beneficial for you, but also for your family. It's okay to seek support and take time for self-care," wrote Therapist Linda Meredith. Here are a few signs.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Often mothers fall prey to Complex Post-Traumatic Disorder symptoms. Keeping an eye on maternal mental health issues helps in curbing the symptoms at an initial phase and addressing the problems. "Remember, taking care of your mental health is not just beneficial for you, but also for your family. It's okay to seek support and take time for self-care," wrote Therapist Linda Meredith. Here are a few signs.(Unsplash)

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Sudden mood swings, excessive sadness or irritability are signs of a mother being emotionally frustrated and drained. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Sudden mood swings, excessive sadness or irritability are signs of a mother being emotionally frustrated and drained. (Unsplash)

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Insomnia, loss of sleep, or change in sleeping patterns can affect the body. Sometimes excessive sleeping can also be a sign of mental health disorder. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Insomnia, loss of sleep, or change in sleeping patterns can affect the body. Sometimes excessive sleeping can also be a sign of mental health disorder. (Unsplash)

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Increased or decreased appetite can be a sign for a mother to watch out for as well. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Increased or decreased appetite can be a sign for a mother to watch out for as well. (Unsplash)

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Unrelenting worries, anxiety, unnecessary stress can affect the mother emotionally, mentally and also physically. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Unrelenting worries, anxiety, unnecessary stress can affect the mother emotionally, mentally and also physically. (Unsplash)

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When extreme tiredness does not go even after taking adequate rest, it is a major sign to watch out for. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 09, 2024 06:00 AM IST

When extreme tiredness does not go even after taking adequate rest, it is a major sign to watch out for. (Unsplash)

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