Depression?

So I had a question for you all. To give you background, with my first son I worked as a Director at a Daycare (3 months), stay at home mom (3 months), teacher assistant at a daycare (about 3 months). I remember being tired but excited and happy about things.

This time around I am in my 20th week of pregnancy with an 18 month old and I work as a Kindergarten teacher (have been all year). I am not sure if it is stress of the end of the school year or depression or what, but I am feeling very overloaded and overwhelmed lately. I do not remember being this emotional, moody, or tired in my first pregnancy and i am a little worried that it might be depression. It does not last very long but when I have a bad day/week it affects me for much longer then it normally would and I am left down in the dumps more then I usually would. Also, I do not seem to feel as excited/obsessed with the news of a new baby coming soon. Please don't get me wrong i am excited but I don't feel like I am AS excited as I was with my son.

Does this sound like normal second time pregnancy issues because I am pregnant and have a toddler this go round? Or could this be a bigger issue?

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4Pam OttoFairmont, West Virginia
    05/20/14
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    05/20/14
    4Pam Otto
    Thank you for your response
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      05/20/14
      4Katie
      It could be depression. Depression can start anytime during your pregnancy, not just postpartum. I suggest bringing it up at your next doctor appointment so they can give you an evaluation. Be as honest as possible with your doctor so they can best help you.

      If you ever need to talk we are here for you!
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      05/20/14
      4Pam Otto
      Thank you.... it is hard to tell. I asked my husband if he thought I was more exhausted or anything this go around and he said that he was so proud of me for doing as much as I have been and he doesn't think I have been depressed. Like I said that it comes and goes and is only noticeable when it has been a bad day/week.
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        05/21/14
        4Pam Otto
        Thank you all for making me not feel as crazy... I am back to normal today just tired. I found out yesterday I'm having a girl so that is a huuge reason for the difference in pregnancy then my son and maybe extra hormones :)
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        I am a 30 year old mom of to 4 amazing children. I have 2 beautiful step-daughters, a son, and a daughter! I also am a wife of an amazing man who I could not thank God enough for!