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Major depression in pregnancy: Major depression in pregnancy is an illness characterised by unremitting feelings of sadness, hopelessness, tearfulness and loss of motivation, together with sleep difficulties and appetite changes. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Major depression in pregnancy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Major depression in pregnancy:
Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
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