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I Am Scared of Having My Baby

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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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    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 3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 9 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    I'm scared of having a baby

    because I'm a guy and guys don't have babies!!!
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not the scared one, my sister is. She is 13 and hates rides and roller coasters. She scares herself by watching ride accidents and says 'it doesn't even scare me' yet when we...
    mollymillymolly mollymillymolly 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 15 years old and I just found out I'm pregnant. my mom knows and everytime she looks at me she just cries. I'm so scared to tell my dad. and also, the baby's dad is 23. we just...
    marleejessop marleejessop 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    A photo ****: During a photo shoot, baby Cindy, took a PhotoShit, the rest of thought it so cute, when her diaper did not contain the **** a spilled out all over all of them, Eve...
    Jimmyusesdiapers Jimmyusesdiapers 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    Several years ago I was in Iraq. My work schedule was 12 hours a day, 5 days a week, two non-consecutive days off. On my time off there was nothing to do--and I mean nothing. I...
    Twidget0831 Twidget0831 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I am just realizing that I have been in codependent relationships my entire life. I am 31 years old and have never lived on my own; I am terrified that I will fail. What if I lose...
    Blueskies020 Blueskies020 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    So I know this is not something a guy would normally say but I do want a baby. I want to find a girl to start a family with. I keep seeing pregnant women and friends getting...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 2 Responses 42 mins ago

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    IN THE FUTURE.. But I don't think I want to be married to a guy. I want to marry a woman. I think I want to find a gay guy who wants a kid as well but has his own partner. And he...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 38 mins ago

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    I am obese and was scared when I was pregnant because of my weight. Just about everything out there says that being over weight at all when pregnant means really bad things for...
    MrsMamaLindy MrsMamaLindy 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Hi, my name is Tiffany. I have a strong connection with this experience mainly because it happened this year. I've been in relationships that range from 1month to 10months, but...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm scared that I'm going to be a bad father .....
    Trdixon Trdixon 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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      I’m really at a loss here. I’ve been with my boyfriend for the past 8 years. I’m 40 and he’s 61. When we met, I knew he had a vasectomy while his ex was pregnant...
    Patricia2212 Patricia2212 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am married and we have a one year old. We have always have certain issues between us - an up and down relationship where everything is 'perfect' one minute then suddenly from...
    Bosnell02 Bosnell02 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Like most kids when I was about 5 I graduated from a car seat to a backless booster seat. It made me feel grown up, I had reached a mile stone and could use a regular seat belt...
    I1234 I1234 16-17, M Jul 15

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    Anyone like having their feet rubbed by someone else's feet? It seems a lot more relaxing and you don't have to get your hands stinky and dirty lol. But it should be mutual though...
    ONEPIECE749 ONEPIECE749 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I want to know my real family but I'm scared they'll hate me because I love them so much and I've never even met them yet physically. I worry that I'll be a burden to them, that...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I am so scared of being nothing...the thought of death makes me panic. I have severe panic attacks whenever I think about it. I feel like I am spiralling out of control physically...
    justaweirdo56 justaweirdo56 16-17, F Jul 4

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    i can hardly even think about it without crying. I feel it now. The hot tears running down my face. Ill have to hide it. From my parents. From my friends. From everyone. This is...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Horror movies, horror games, jump scares, rollercoasters (and other stuff that'll probably make me sound like a psychopath), etc. etc.; they don't scare me. I like that I'm not...
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Though, Greg, Marcia, Peter, and Jan, all the time, the kids loved to play their favorite game up in the boy's room every Saturday from the time they woke up until bedtime on...
    Jimmyusesdiapers Jimmyusesdiapers 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I don't want a baby at the moment, but once I am married and ready for a family. Babies are a lot to handle after watching friends younger & older than I am. I want to get my...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I pretty sure I'm hypochondriac and if you don't know what it is it's the fear of having a serious illness ever since I saw that out break of ebola it started to freak me out I...
    scott7656 scott7656 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Just all of a sudden be become paranoid. It's been going on for almost two weeks. I feel watched, I feel like any second something is going to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Okay so I decided to join cross country. I actually want to and all. When I really thing about the meet. I get really nervous. I'm super scared for it. Like I don't want to be left...
    Christnerad Christnerad 13-15 Jul 6

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