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Perinatal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Perinatal OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) is a condition that affects approximately 2-3% of women. It is characterised by the presence of repeated, unwanted thoughts known as obsessions, which often revolve around the safety of their baby or others. These obsessions can trigger intense anxiety, leading to the development of compulsive behaviors or rituals. These behaviors are performed in an attempt to alleviate anxiety, even if only temporarily.

If you are experiencing symptoms of perinatal OCD, it's important to seek appropriate care and treatment. The right treatment for OCD can make a significant difference in managing and reducing symptoms.


By clicking on the links below, you can access more information about the symptoms, care, and treatment options available for perinatal OCD. These resources provide valuable insights and guidance to help you better understand the condition and explore appropriate avenues for treatment.

Remember, you don't have to face perinatal OCD alone. Support and effective treatments are available to help you manage and overcome this condition. 

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