Shocking. “Modern electroshock treatment delivers a pulse of current to the brain that is 7.5 times stronger than electrical fences used to deter bears, which deliver an electric shock to the bear when it touches the charged wires,” CCHR reports. Yet, not only is this a common practice, but one that pregnant women are using and children may participate in in the future.
Pregnancy. While pregnant with her second daughter, one mother underwent electroconvulsive therapy to help with the symptoms of her severe bipolar disorder. She told BBC 5 Radio Live her story and experiences with ECT during her pregnancy.
Nearing the End. In the final trimester of the woman's pregnancy she began to worry, as any impending mother would. However, since she suffers from bipolar disorder, her worry became a catalyst for her illness. In her terms, she had "become unwell."