Reply To: OCD in pregnancy
Forum moderators here; we’re very sorry you’re having such a difficult time with your pregnancy and your OCD. Please keep following our forums, where you can read other helpful topics like yours.
Here are some resources for mothers (and mothers-to-be) with OCD that we hope you’ll find helpful:
Maternal OCD: this very helpful organisation helps pregnant women, mothers and medical professionals to understand OCD. Their website has lots of useful resources, especially in the “Help for Mums” section.
OCD Actions offers many types of support; some is specifically for pregnant women and mothers. Visit our website to:
- Read about all of our support: OCD Action Support
- Find out how OCD Action can support you
- Watch this video: “2019 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: MATERNAL OCD“
You can also contact the OCD Action Help and Information Line to talk to or email someone who understands. This confidential service offers help, information and support for people with OCD – they’ve helped many pregnant women like you. Contact the Helpline by:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- phone: 0300 636 5478
OCD Action Skype/Phone/Zoom support groups:. joining a group can be very helpful, as pregnant women and mums with OCD can talk to people who understand in a safe space. To find out more, on our Skype/Phone/Zoom Support Groups page, click on “I AM AN ADULT WITH OCD“
You can read about and search for local independent OCD support groups in the UK here: Local Independent Support Groups
Whether you’re a mum or mum-to-be with OCD, please know that you’re never alone – OCD Action is here to support you.