Transitioning from your infertility team to your Obstetrician/Gynecologist is not always an easy step to make.
You may have gotten used to your weekly visits with your Reproductive Endocrinologist and speaking to your Nurse regularly. The consistent connection with your infertility team has been reassuring to you and you might have even begun to enjoy your weekly ultrasound trips. But rest assured there is a time when you and your infertility team will part ways. It’s an exciting transition but it can leave you feeling distressed and scared.
When a patient conceives through IVF, early diagnosis and appropriate assessment and management of
Depression is a type of mood disorder that causes feelings of sadness and hopelessness in both men and women. It is normal to feel down from time to time, but when you're depressed, these feelings can last for weeks or even months. Depression can affect every aspect of your life, from how you think, to what you eat, and ultimately, how you behave. As women go through the many stages of pregnancy, they will experience hormonal shifts in the body, which can also lead to a relapse. Some women can develop the first signs of postpartum depression (PPD) during pregnancy.