Depression is actually the #1 complication women deal with during (and after) pregnancy

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Many women experience complications during pregnancy. When we think about those complications, our minds immediately go to miscarriage, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, or other physical ailments. But according to the American Psychological Association (APA), depression is actually the number one complication women experience during and post-pregnancy.

Dr. Patricia De Marco Centero, Medical Director of Hoag’s Maternal Mental Health Program, noted that depression during pregnancy can not only have negative effects on an unborn baby, but can even affect the long-term development of that child.

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