World Mental Health Day 2022: Due to stress in pregnancy, the child does not develop properly, later there may be problems in reading and writing.
Effects of stress in pregnancy:
Pregnancy is a time for women when the level of hormones in their body changes very dramatically. In such a situation, they also have many types of mental and physical problems. It is often seen that during pregnancy, women suddenly become very irritable or suddenly become very sad or sad. So at the same time, some women find themselves in a situation in the 9 months of pregnancy where they feel a lot of pressure and stress at the mental level. This stress can completely spoil their mental health and it can have a very bad effect on their unborn child. (Effects of stress in pregnancy on woman and unborn babies)
According to some studies, women who are very sad or unhappy during pregnancy, their children always appear tired and irritable. At the same time, due to stress, the development of the child in the womb and after birth also does not happen well and in such children the production of stress hormones is also high, due to which these children later become small and small. Feels restless over things and has less interest in meeting people. This can increase loneliness in children and they may also have behavioral problems later in life.
Stress has a bad effect on the fetus
According to experts, the chances of problems related to mental health and behavior in the children of women who feel stress in pregnancy are very high. Such children may have difficulties in reading, writing, making decisions and coordinating with other children. At the same time, even as adults, these children can feel many problems in forming relationships with people. The bad consequences of feeling depression and stress by the mother during pregnancy can also be reflected in the behavior of her children in such a way as-
Children become more angry .
Mood swings and mood disorders are more frequent.
refusal to eat
Children can become stubborn.
Children can become violent and aggressive.
Crying or insisting on small things can become their habit.
Tips to control stress during pregnancy
Do Deep Breathing exercise.
Ask for support from the people around you. Staying mentally healthy can be easier with the help of family support.
Working women save themselves from the stress of tiring work. Ask your colleagues and office staff for help.
Get enough rest and take a few naps during the day.
Massage your scalp with ayurvedic herbal oil, do gentle body massages, and take therapies like pedicures.