Pregnancy Emotions

Your hormones are raging, so it's no wonder you're a firestorm of emotions! Here's how to cope with the ups and downs throughout pregnancy -- including important information to help you manage depression, stress, fear, and more.

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How I'm Preparing for Postpartum Anxiety as an Already Anxious Person

If you are a pregnant woman who already has a generalized anxiety disorder, you may be at higher risk for postpartum anxiety. Here's how to prepare.

Anxiety Kept Me From Enjoying My Pregnancy

It's hard to feel excited about your future child when you can't stop focusing on what could go wrong.

Why Am I So Mad? Dealing with Anger During Pregnancy

Pregnancy mood swings are no one's friend. But what happens if they make you so angry that you see red? Get the scoop on this tough pregnancy emotion, plus tips on how to deal.

What it's Really Like to Feel Depressed During Pregnancy

I wanted so much to feel happy, to feel joyous and lucky because I knew I was all of those things, yet I couldn't quite get a hold of the emotions.

What to Do If You Worry You Won't Love Your Second Child As Much As Your First

When author Jenny Mollen was pregnant with her second son, Lazlo, she was convinced she wouldn't love this baby as much as her first, Sid. She quickly learned a mother's love is infinite.

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5 Cute Pregnancy Keepsake Journals

Memorialize your pregnancy with these sweet and stylish journalists. 

High-Functioning Depression During Pregnancy or Parenthood

People may suffer from high-functioning depression without realizing it—and the low-grade mental disorder hits pregnant women and new parents especially hard. Here’s how to spot the symptoms and get help.

11 Thoughts You Have When You're Pregnant and it's Hot AF Out

Being heavily pregnant in the high summer is the worst. These are the thoughts that run through a pregnant woman's head when the mercury rises.