Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry or fear that can be mild or severe. Everyone feels anxious sometimes, but some people find it hard to control their worries. Some people with anxiety also have panic attacks, which can be very frightening. Anxiety in pregnancy is very common.
Typical signs of anxiety include:
Tell your midwife, health visitor or doctor how you feel. Remember that healthcare professionals won’t judge you. They will focus on helping you find the right treatment and support.