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I Am Scared of Having My Baby

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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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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    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'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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    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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    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, 2014

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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'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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was born normal, just like every one else. When i was about 11ish I began to notice I different. Most kids around my age like hanging out, talk about sports tv shows, the works...
    blacknight2345 blacknight2345 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Its not so much scared, its more worried. We're going to have a natural birth when we get pregnant. I'm kind of high risk (I have epilepsy and anemia) so there's one thing to be...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jan 4

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    In the future, when I do have a baby. It's the giving birth part of having a baby. Ew the tearing and the needles. But at the end, it's a blessing.
    manotham manotham 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'm scared of losing my 2 awesome little dogs, one of them is kinda starting to get old. Though she is very active. The youngest one is really active and she really likes me, she...
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yaaaaaaas. I want a baby. I would love to have a baby girl. I would like to dress her up in cute clothes and do her hair in cute pigtails and all that cute stuff. I think if I had...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    My husband terrifies me when he's been drinking. He becomes incredibly nasty and has even hit me at times. He doesn't understand that I'm anxious about him drinking because of the...
    JenniBob JenniBob 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Ok here's my experience....prepare yourself this is gonna be a bit lengthy in details, but I'll try to make it brief. I'm not here to bash the mother but I'm beyond tired of her...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Everyone at my work is having babies. Even my closest friend is having one, I see their pictures of the cute nurseries and cute baby clothes and I just get filled with jealousy...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    My dad's not bad at all. But somehow I'm terrified of him. He gets mad but he doesn't yell, he's not abusive but he's kind of strict I guess. Only a little. But I get paranoid...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I come from a small hicktown in south Texas. When I graduated from high school we had a good percentage of parents crossing the stage. Even some who's kids were already in school...
    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was thirteen years old. I didn't need a babysitter, but my dad didn't give in to my desperate pleas and called one. "I'm sorry, Marco, but I can't trust you by yourself without...
    Marco180 Marco180 13-15, M Jan 6

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    For many yrs now I've been a baby. I don't want to grow up. I was introduced to sex in my early childhood. So wearing diapers makes me feel safe. And my real mommy was never there...
    RJVaughn91 RJVaughn91 22-25 1 Response Jan 6

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    Not right now, obviously. Way too early in my life. But, I do have visions sometimes of me having a baby in the future, and having a family... It's a really happy thought. :)
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Im scared im going to be alone for a long time im scared that i will never get to experience alot of sexual things i have been a lonely person i just dont know how to flirt or pull...
    Mustangkid2020 Mustangkid2020 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    You know that thing where, for days and weeks, and maybe even longer, you are strolling along in life, thinking and maybe even knowing that I think I might be doing more than okay...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well to go with my last post me and my husband have split up. I want to be babied again I worn nappies years ago until my mum found them so I couldn't really Risk it but I'm Bk...
    babysam22 babysam22 18-21, M Jan 3

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    Well, on Friday my friend and her finally died in a plane crash, and today my sister in law went to the hospital (she's pregnant) and she's only 6 months and they said the baby...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 12 Responses Jan 4

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    Sad Sale... Having not bonded at all with my baby boy reborn, I have come to the decision to sell him. I don't know how many will see this, but if you're interested then you can...
    Sundance89 Sundance89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm already thinking about baby names for my boy. I think it's more fun choosing names for a girl. I don't have much names but the father and I went over some names. I like names...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F Jan 10

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    Around 4pm I took a nap and got vivid dream. I napped for an hour that it. So this dream I meant nightmare I knew I am not there because I can feel different. I was in other girl...
    xwolverinex xwolverinex 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Recently, I started having symptoms of cancer from swollen red painful lymph nodes, night sweats, bone pain and more. The news is bad. In scared. I truly have never felt this way...
    Myfateismyown Myfateismyown 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    i dont know what my futures gonna be like. not in general. with you.. maybe we'll end up being something even more than just boyfriend and girlfriend. but maybe im just getting my...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M Jan 7

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    Okay, so this might be really stupid, but I'm scared of having conversations. I really am. it's weird, and i don't like it, but its the truth. did I mention that it was really...
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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