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I Am Scared of Having My Baby

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 been having baby fever!!! I volunteered at a daycare the other day and now I'm wanting a baby so bad!!! Ugh I really can't wait until I have a baby :)
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 17 Responses 4 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 8 hrs ago

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    I'm so scared of it somedays. People treat old people like a disease or like they are a joke. Just because of their outward appearance. Especially teenagers. It makes me so sad...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of... probably hundreds of things in this world. Many of these fear came from my past, came from random moments and others were just because I had them. And most of them...
    jxstagirl jxstagirl 13-15, F Nov 7

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    On October 12th 2008 my baby was born resting peacefully I was 33 weeks pregnant when I felt decreased movement from my little baby and I went to the hospital and there was no...
    Feliciaellen Feliciaellen 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It never really occurred to me that my teachers could be a danger to me or anyone around me until the day I graduated from Primary school. I saw this teacher(who never taught me...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I keep having dreams... Ones where i am pregnant or already have a kid. Even my boyfriend's neighbors (who are like family to him) want me to get pregnant. The most recent dream i...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Having pcos has made me value both of my spontaneous ovulation children This year I became pregnant again, completely spontaneous we weren't officially trying but we also weren't...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Musical poetry from Springsteen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMmincfTgnM Fat man sitting on a little stool Takes the money from my hand while his eyes take a walk all over you...
    Spanishintuition Spanishintuition 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    I'm sad and I wish I had a better support system an mother, but I don't and it makes me feel alone. I'm pregnant and this is my second pregnancy. My first child he is 11, and it is...
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I only have one week of high-school left. Ever. It feels so weird to think that I was in a "safe environment" for about 12 years and that I'll be 18 soon and I will have to make...
    Frangenia Frangenia 16-17 Oct 27

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    My son will be 2 in December. I kicked his dad out of my apartment just before the new year. We did not go to court but both have my son half the time. I'm dealing with some major...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    Its that wonderful thing we call fear...again! It must be! It surely is the only answer to explain constant procrastination. I have noticed ( not sure if you have ;) that it doesn...
    LifeOfARoseCat LifeOfARoseCat 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I never lost some one close to me before , my grand father"moms dad" past away when i was a baby and my other grand father "dads dad" past when i was 12 but i never felt bad cuz i...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M Nov 15

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    So I am thinking about getting a abortion cuz Idk if I can live knowing I am carrying a rapists baby.. But idk If I could live with killing a baby..
    alwaysmeforever alwaysmeforever 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey arnold Doug Carmen San Diego Captain planet Magic school bus rugrats power rangers ninja turtles Dinosaurs Dragon Tales The Thornberries Rocko's modern world The first gameboy...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I have 6 Angel baby's, they are all miscarriages, I have got pcos and cause my period are normal I got told that I could get preg I just need help, but me and my partner have being...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Oct 31

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    Every now and then someone crosses your path who you feel an immediate connection with. The feeling is mutual and you feel things that you never expected to feel so quickly. Both...
    Sensuouslady Sensuouslady 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    This man who was my hockey coach back when i was 9 or 10 used to mess around with me and some other guys on my team. He started talking to me on whatsapp and hes bringing back all...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is having a baby with a friend a good idea?!?!?
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 11 Responses Oct 26

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    my mums forcing me into aborting my beautiful baby growing inside of me😞 , I know I'm only 15 but I can't not have my baby😞 I don't know what to do
    cam2476 cam2476 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I would like my lifetime dream of making/having a baby to come true
    nurturingwoman nurturingwoman 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I lost my baby, Ruby Anne, 6 months into my pregnancy. Actually I was just shy of 6 months at 23 weeks. I had an eptopic pregnancy at 6 weeks pregnant in June of 2012, so I was so...
    Triciax85 Triciax85 26-30, F Oct 30

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