ADHD in Women
A question for all the ADHD women out there. I have a 4 month old baby. I found during my pregnancy that my ADHD symptoms got much, much worse. After having discussed things with various docs and a pharmacologist, I had decided (with my husbands wholehearted agreement) NOT to stop my meds while I was pregnant. Even so, it felt like I could hardly remember my own name some days!
I find that things are slowly getting better now as my son is sleeping longer and I am not quite as sleep deprived.
My OB suggested that my increase in symptoms may have been related to sleep disturbances during pregnancy. This made sense to me, as I did have to stop taking melatonin while I was pregnant, and melatonin makes a huge difference to my sleep.
Did anyone else experience increases in symptoms when pregnant? If so, please tell me it gets better!
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