Women's Healthcare Topics

Social and Emotional Problems

Stress and Anxiety

Pregnancy Stress that Causes Anxiety

Here you'll find a list of common pregnancy stressors .

Crazy and Vivid Dreams

There are several common themes that run in pregnant women's dreams.

Your vivid dreams in the second trimester may be due to your heightened emotions.


Depression is just as possible during pregnancy as it is after.

Depression during pregnancy increases risk of post partum depression, "Baby Blues".

Emotional Highs and Lows

There are several simple steps you can take to help you through the ever-changing emotions of your pregnancy.

Being pregnant brings emotional highs and lows causing mood swings.

Psychological Impact

The key to successful addressing of any psychological effects of pregnancy and labor is recognition

Things you can do to improve the psychological impact of pregnancy.

Forgetfulness in Pregnancy

Forgetfulness during pregnancy is quite common.

Forgetfulness during pregnancy is quite common. It is called "pregnancy brain."

Man's Pregnancy

Couvade Syndrome or a sympathetic pregnancy.

Men can also experience pregnancy? This is called Couvade Syndrome.

Massage During Pregnancy

Learn about Prenatal Massage

Massage therapy during pregnancy can often relieve many of the side effects of pregnancy.

Nesting Instinct

Learn about the nesting instinct.

What sort of things do nesting mothers do? Put together cribs without any assistance days before delivery.

Physical Stress

Physical Stress Contributes to Mood Swings

The physical stress of pregnancy is immense. That stress is bound to have emotional ramifications.

Raging Emotions

It’s common to be extra emotional in pregnancy.

It is common for you to experience raging emotions in pregnancy. It may feel like a rollercoaster.

Social Effects of Pregnancy

No one woman will react to their new role of parent in the same manner.

The social effects of pregnancy require balancing competing roles of parent, partner, friend and individual.

Negative Effects of Stress

How To Manage Stress During Pregnancy

Stress can be harmful during pregnancy, it is important that you reduce your anxiety levels.