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Pregnant and exhausted
I'm currently 7 months pregnant with my first child and building a house with my partner. Currently we live with my parents to save a little extra money.
Firstly, partner dislikes my mum so I'm constantly trying to defuse the situation. Second, I work full time in a high stress job. Third, I have high blood pressure and at high risk of antenatal and postnatal depression.
I've gotten to the point where I don't want to leave my bed. I want to do the right thing for my baby so I eat at least twice a day (hearty/healthy meals) and go for walks even other day. This is for my baby. Not for me. If it was up to me I wouldn't.
My partner doesn't help, instead he fights with my mum and stresses me more. He's constantly complaining about money and time. I do what I can but its never enough.
I'm just lost and don't know what to do or who to talk to. Even if I talk to someone what kind of response would help?
"Even if I talk to someone what kind of response would help?"
Regular visits to your obstetrician - essential. Your BP needs regular monitoring. Pre-eclamsia can be serious.
I would be talking to your obstetrician about your home situation. In no uncertain terms your partner and mother need to be told (by your obstetrician) TO SHUT THEIR BS DOWN SO THEIR PETTY SQUABBLING DOEN'T PUT YOU AND YOUR UNBORN BABY AT RISK.
You might need to take maternity leave early