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Emotional Health and Support During Pregnancy

It is natural for you to focus extra attention on your physical health when pregnant. It is equally important that you take care of your emotional health. Being pregnant can bring up many new feelings and emotions that you may not have experienced before. Learn more about emotional health supports on this page.

Emotional Health

Pregnancy should be a joyful and exciting time, but body and hormonal changes can create feelings of stress. Partners may feel overwhelmed or confused by these changes. Learn more about emotional health during pregnancy.

Support During Pregnancy

It’s important to have a support system when pregnant. Partners and healthcare professionals play a key role in helping you through your pregnancy. Learn more in this section:

Pregnancy Loss

Some women lose their babies through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or other misfortune. This loss can be devastating; it's important to seek help if you need it. Learn more about Coping with Losing a Baby.

Domestic Abuse

If your partner is abusive, don't be afraid to ask for help. There are resources available to help keep you and your baby safe. Learn more about Domestic Abuse While You Are Pregnant.

Last Updated: June 2021