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Old 07-17-08, 07:59 AM
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i am a new mommy , my due date is oct 14th,
i am only 18 years old and i am terrified of giving birth.
i dont know what to do i am totally stressing myself out about my daughters arrival.
the doctor says she is a healthy normal sized child with no problems so far which makes me estatic but the thought of giving birth terrifies me...my mother had a grand maul seziure 7 days after i was born and it brain injured her for life until she past away may 10th 2006....i am almost certain thats why i am so scared,....please anybody who has any advice or just has anything to say at all, please get abck to me!
thank you so much
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Old 07-17-08, 08:33 AM
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So sorry to hear of your moms passing.

I think EVERYONE is nervous about giving birth the first time!! I can see why you'd be extra nervous considering your age, and your mothers history.

I assume you've told your OB/GYN about what happened to your mom... and I know they'd be extra cautious & keep an extra close eye on you due to that!!

But the fact is, that you will most likely be JUST FINE!! Childbirth will start & end... usually in just one day or part of one. There is a "finish line" to look forward to & what a great "prize" you'll get in the end!!

Do you have someone to support you during labor?? Boyfriend/husband, maybe an aunt or friend??

Welcome & best of luck to you!
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Old 07-17-08, 02:40 PM
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Come join us on the Due date boards! We will help you thru this!! I am due 10-10!
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