My wife is 24 weeks pregnant with twin girls. She is 41 years old, and we have a 3-year-old boy through natural conception. The twins were conceived through in-vitro fertilization.
My question is this: My wife is very depressed and anxious, and her obstetrician has prescribed Ativan, in what he describes as a very low dose. Is this common, and is it safe? My wife’s family has said that she should just “snap out of it.” How can I deal with them, and how can I assure her that she will be okay? Prior to this pregnancy, she never had these kinds of problems.
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