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I Am Scared of Having My Baby

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    Although I Wouldn't Techni...

    Although I wouldn't technically be having the baby, having kids scares the **** outta me.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M Sep 5, 2007

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    Ouch!

    I'm nervous about giving birth "cause it'll hurt. I'm even scared of getting an epidural. I want to get one but crap, that's going into my spine, ouch!
    joslyn joslyn 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2007

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    4 Weeks and 3 Day

    I am scared and exicted...and everything all rolled into one.  I cant even put it into words...But I know someone out there understand.  I just hope I don't mess up to bad.
    bellasmomma bellasmomma 18-21, F Apr 9, 2009

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    I Understand

    When I was pregnant, I was terrified.  I was scared of the pain of childbirth, I was scared that something was going to go wrong, and I was scared that I wasn't going to be a good mother. However, at this point in my life, I don't remember the pain of childbirth.  I...
    frontier frontier 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    Unexpected Dilemma

    I had no idea I was pregnant till I was 11 weeks along.  I'm no longer dating the father and my whole family is demanding I keep it.  I don't necessarily want to keep it, but I don't know yet because I'm so overwhelmed.  I'm worried about the future when the due...
    JaeBaker71 JaeBaker71 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    Married, and Pregnant At 18

    I got married in February and found out in April that we're having a baby. I am terrified. I don't know how we are going to be able to make it.  Wondering how we are going to be able to support a baby when its hard to support ourselves. Hes at work all day and I'm...
    GumiBear GumiBear 18-21 6 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Well, I (was) Scared of Having...

    Well, I (was) scared of having my babies. I've got 2. I the fear subsided a little with my second child, but it never went away completely.
    kcmama kcmama 21-25, F Sep 5, 2007

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    I Feel Like I Shouldn't Be Scared...

    I have 7 more weeks to go and I'm feeling really afraid.  I guess I'm afraid of the responsibility and we are so having problems with money, because I lost my job a while back.  I feel like I should not be afraid, that I should embrace this.  But this fear I'm...
    aprilbaby aprilbaby 26-30 3 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Scared & Confused About Having This Baby

    Currently, I'm about 8 weeks pregnant.  My due date is Dec.21, 2012 which is the end of the Mayan calendar, aka Apocalypse, or the End of the World.  Whether or not this all will even occur is not my concern.  It's the symbolism which is f**king with me.   My pregnancy was...
    PhoenixDream PhoenixDream 31-35 1 Response May 14, 2012

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    Bein Pregnant

    i'm 28 weeks along... excited to have the baby but scared of what will happen next. I'm planning an open adoption with one of the best families i know. The possible father doesn't want this. I hope the child's not his but have a feeling it is. It seems like he won't make the...
    vivid8 vivid8 18-21 1 Response Aug 10, 2009

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    I'm Terrified!

    I am about 9 weeks pregnant and am completely and utterly terrified! I have no kids right now, so this is my first pregnancy. Before I found out I was pregnant, I thought I wanted a child and could handle anything a pregnancy might bring. But now that I really am pregnant, I am...
    MamaMia2012 MamaMia2012 22-25 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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    Im Scared.....

    i am really scared.... i may be pregnant soon, and im not afraid of having a baby. i dont worry about the pain. im only 17, and the baby father only 18.... im afraid i wont be able to be a good mom, provide what my child needs. im afraid i will be alone, that he wont be there and...
    lizzy12911 lizzy12911 16-17 May 23, 2012

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    I'm Having A Baby With A Man Who Doesn't Love Me Or Care

    About two years ago I had my life set up for me. I was working a good job I liked, was going to college, and living happily with my parents not having to pay any bills and was just saving money for myself. And then he came into my life... I fell head over heals inlove with a guy...
    xMoonWillowx xMoonWillowx 26-30 10 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    Scared...and Almost Alone

    I am 18 weeks now and the thought of my parents and sister not being here is really bothering me. I am 33 and was told I could never have children. Over the last 6 years I have lost my sister, mother, and father, along with my grandparents as well. I had pretty much given up on...
    MMLeonard MMLeonard 31-35 Sep 29, 2012

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    Maternity?

    So i had my daughter at 19 and it changed my life completely... I was college bound, UCLA was my dream school and i got in. Still, after getting pregnant and trying do the "right thing" by staying with her father to try and have a family for her i stayed home instead and...
    dazzedandconfused dazzedandconfused 36-40, F Jun 8, 2012

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    Hopefully Ambivalent

    I'm not pregnant right now, but my husband really wants us to have a baby. I just turned 36 and am finally beginning to feel that maternal itch that makes me think about what it would be like to have a child almost every day. I am going for a full fertility screening in...
    siren1971 siren1971 36-40, F 9 Responses Oct 15, 2007

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    I'm scared of having a baby

    because I'm a guy and guys don't have babies!!!
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    It's The Strangest Thing...

    You wouldn't think I'd be scared considering that this will be my second child but truthfully I am terrified. Not so scared about life when she's out of the womb.. but life as she is coming out of the womb is another story.With my first I was in labor for 14 hours, I had terrible...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Young And Scared

    I'm currently 18, and I have always been a control freak and life planner. For years I planned to have kids around the age of 28 but now, I'm scared of the whole birthing idea. This includes pregnancy. I have low self esteemed when it comes to my body. I just believe that it will...
    kieryb kieryb 18-21 Sep 9, 2012

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    9 Months And 15 Yrs Old

    I'm 15 yrs old, nine months pregnant &36 weeks with a girl and I'm really scared to have my baby next month in FEB. Everyone tells me i have to be ready mentally. I'm a nervous reck because she's almost here! oh and I'm trying to be strong about it the best way i can. I've been...
    niqniq2713 niqniq2713 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    I'm Terrified!

    I am about 9 weeks pregnant and am completely and utterly terrified! I have no kids right now, so this is my first pregnancy. Before I found out I was pregnant, I thought I wanted a child and could handle anything a pregnancy might bring. But now that I really am pregnant, I am...
    MamaMia2012 MamaMia2012 22-25 2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    37weeks

    My pregnancy was totally unplanned. It couldn't have possibly been at the worst time. My pill addicted boyfriend and I were getting kicked out of every apartment we lived in and were barely getting by. I feel like **** saying this now but i was planning to abort but didnt want to...
    heroincupcake heroincupcake 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Unplanned and Petrified

    I'm 25 years old and found out about two months ago that I'm pregnant. There have been moments of joy but to be completely honest, the emotions I feel most are negative ones. I am depressed and scared out of my mind about EVERYTHING. I feel extremely selfish for feeling this way...
    bebopgirl4200 bebopgirl4200 22-25 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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    I should feel worse than I do right now.

    I spent the shower thinking about running. Getting an abortion and just running from him. I want to be a mom, and I want to be with him, but he's got some qualities that he just doesn't see as wrong and they're destroying me. I can't take the fighting all the time. We haven...
    amber1y amber1y 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Unplanned Pregnancy

    I'm 21 and 8 weeks pregnant.I didn't want to keep it but when my boyfriend's family found it out, they persuaded me to keep it.I can't love this baby. I wish I was able to, and I'm trying hard, but this is the worst period ever.My family is completely broken, my father is ill, my...
    VioletKeppel VioletKeppel 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    So me and my boyfriend have been thinking about getting pregnant again.. I know it's because we regret the abortion but we're going to wait until after we graduate. I know it's...
    simplyme1996 simplyme1996 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    adeleccaa adeleccaa 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    So all night me and my boyfriend has been talking about having a baby.He's lost a baby before and I had 2 miscarriages. As much as I want a baby I'm scared :(
    sexylicious29 sexylicious29 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    Sleepy baby.
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am like an after school Au Pair (or in america "babysitter" for this little girl who lives near me named Vivien but I just call her Viv. And her and her mum got in a bad car...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I just found out I'll be a father and I'm scared. My wife is scared, too. We thought this is what we wanted all along, but now that it's actually happening... It's frightening.
    undiagnosedbadass undiagnosedbadass 26-30, M Nov 26

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    I'm not exactly scared of being in a relationship. I just don't want to waste my time. I normally don't let it go past a 3-4 weeks. They are typically good dudes; however I always...
    oak2001 oak2001 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I regret having an abortion.. I was 17 just starting my senior year in high school a couple months ago when I found out I was pregnant, I was scared I told my friends and it ended...
    simplyme1996 simplyme1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I get scared at night .. Sometimes, not always. Mostly when I stay up late and don't sleep at my usual time, when I am well awake and just trying to sleep. Oh I just realised it...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I met my child's father, Z at work. He was married and I I was engaged to H. It was a volatile relationship. I befriended Z. He was someone new to talk to. Something besides the...
    lostinmommyview lostinmommyview 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Well, where do I begin? I've wanted a baby my whole life. I can't wait to hold my bundle of joy in my arms. I got pregnant in March of 2013 and miscarried in May 2013. My due date...
    babygirl325 babygirl325 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I know that i am in no position to support a baby but seeing my best friends belly grow, im green with envy. I am so scared that ill never experience that happiness, its all ive...
    BeccyLouiseee BeccyLouiseee 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    Idk what's going on or if I'm js overthinking it but the "baby" subject and me having one keeps getting brought up, like my friend Amanda had a dream Abt me being pregnant, today I...
    DRB92 DRB92 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I can't stop thinking about the day I'll get to lift up my baby and kiss its tummy and see it smile and giggle from being ticklish. But then I try to remember that that vision is...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    my dream would be coming home from school (doing any homework (unfortunately)) and then switching to full baby mode and being put into a nappy and messing myself etc. going to bed...
    jonnyboo6777 jonnyboo6777 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Well, he's not technically my boyfriend, but it's the closest term I could think of at the moment. I stay with him, we sleep together, we hang out. But we really never talked about...
    EmeraldDreams12 EmeraldDreams12 18-21 3 days ago

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    I want a baby so badly. I'm turning 19 and I can't support a child so I'm not going to try and get pregnant. I'm so obsessed with babies. they're amazing and make my heart flutter...
    braee braee 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    hey! my name is karan i am from hyderabad i got a seat in punjub for my graduation so i left for punjab it was the 1st tym i was away from my family everything was new there and i...
    realysweetguy realysweetguy 22-25, M Nov 24

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    I'm so scared that I'll come off as too clingy or make a huge mistake moving too fast. I'm so scared and it isn't that I don't trust him its that I don't trust myself. I'm trying...
    pxthetic pxthetic 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    My great grandma just had a stokeshe recovered it wasnt a bad stroke she was very lucky but I'm really worried she is 98 and is having a lot of trouble with her health it is likely...
    Worriedaboutthefuture Worriedaboutthefuture 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    adeleccaa adeleccaa 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I hate it :( I'm so up and down .. I get agitated so easily and I'm super sensitive to every little thing .. I act like I'm 15 and I'm ten years older then that .. I cry constantly...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 58 mins ago

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    I do this all the time XD I'm not having a baby anytime soon but there are just some names I like. For girls I like Lydia, Dylan, and Dakota. And for boys I like Dylan, Dakota...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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