Tips to manage anxiety during pregnancy


Anxiety can occur at any time during pregnancy, or it may first appear after delivery. The rates of generalized anxiety disorder appear to be highest in the first trimester, likely due to hormonal changes. The most common symptoms of anxiety include constant worrying, restlessness, muscle tension, irritability, feeling dread, an inability to concentrate, and difficulties falling asleep due to worries. These tips can help you manage anxiety, however, if your anxiety is severe it is advisable to seek timely professional help.