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When dealing with the emotions of infertility, many people think, “If I could just get pregnant, I’d be happy.” Except it doesn’t quite work like that. It is completely normal to feel happy and nervous when you get pregnancy news. Also, pregnancy and postpartum depression are more frequent in women who have struggled to conceive. This may be partially hormonal and partially from the stress of infertility. Facing pregnancy-related depression does not imply you’re “ungrateful” or a “bad” mother. It is not your fault. Don’t hold all your worries inside. Find at least one good friend who you can confide in. Also, consider seeing a therapist . All the emotional struggles of infertility do not magically disappear with a positive pregnancy test or even after a baby. It’s okay to ask for help. If you think you may be depressed, please talk to your OB/GYN. There are possible medical causes of depression and you have more treatment options than you realize.