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I Am Scared of Having My Baby

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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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 11 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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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 18-21, F Sep 5, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    For a long time now I've thought about this. That's just like having my best fiend walk out on me or my family close friends. If they walked out on me or I did something to lose...
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    Around January I found out I was pregnant with my son. I am currently from the north and my fathers son is from the south. We attended the same university and dated for about five...
    barbie95 barbie95 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Okay so guy friend who I like is coming up to mines and we will be alone and now I'm panicky about what do and scared how far it will go and I just wanna curl up and just die...
    Littlefoxy Littlefoxy 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I am staying in my parents house so until I move out the baby will be staying in my room. I wont have a nursery ready when he comes. :( I would love to paint his room green and...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have to say this experience group caught my interest . You see , I have always believed most babysitters spanked and that it was a common practice . I had many different...
    gingertasha gingertasha 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am scared. Me my 17 year old sister and 13 year old brother are gonna talk to my tablet addicted mother and my alcoholic father tomorrow.We are gonna tell them how we feel and...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I know that I'm only 13 but I think I have fallin in love before. It's just that when I did I got heartbroken! Ever since then it's been hard for me to trust any guys. Like are you...
    Disappointed01 Disappointed01 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm terrible, my legs start shaking when I'm on a stepstool and I can't go more than half way up a ladder! I put Christmas lights up on the front of our house and was absolutely...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I get jealous of people who are having kids at my age even though I know they aren't completely ready and it wasn't planned. I know I want to be stable when I have kids so I don't...
    painfulpush painfulpush 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    It's been over 7 months now since our baby died, and sometimes it feels so fresh and others I feel so guilty, for forgetting that I was pregnant, like I'm forgetting her. I got a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    After being married (trying) for 4 years we got pregnant once and I miscarried. Now I'm getting ready to be remarried and we've been trying an no success yet. I'm so scared it won...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm so scared of the future. I'm going to uni, but I'm so scared of making any wrong decisions. I'm absolutely scared to death that these wrong decisions will turn into a bad...
    notarikon notarikon 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The reason is simple. I don't belong in the kingdom of love. Love isn't something my body, my mind, my thoughts are meant for. My personality is too complicated and sometimes...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I now have 5 reborns 3 girls 2 boys all DONNA RUBERT DOLLS 24-26" with bent arms and legs. I have always liked dolls and collected cabbage patch for my 3 daughters. Well that's...
    marieehouley marieehouley 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I'm only young, 19, but I am terrified of relationships. I have commitment issues. I can find a guy I love and obsess over him but as soon as he gets close to me (like as a...
    IndianaRoyals IndianaRoyals 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I have been married for over 17 years. Found out over a year ago that my husband has an opiate addiction. He got help because his dealer friend overdosed. He takes suboxone. I had...
    hcsunshine hcsunshine 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've been dating my man for about 7 months now, he has the most needy dependent baby mama/ex wife. he has expressed clearly not only to me but all his friends & even her that he...
    giinaxox giinaxox 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It may seem small and stupid to most but its something I need to say and (maybe get help). My boyfriend and I have been together for awhile and I am now pregnant. I got scarry news...
    BleedSick BleedSick 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Recently got off of my birth control pill and all I've been thinking about is having a baby now! How do I control this? My husband and I don't plan on having a baby for another...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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