I'm 35 weeks and getting really anxious about being a mom this was an unexpected and unplanned pregnancy.i keep being told i should be excited but I'm not all the time I'm worried about not doing things right and i don't feel i have the mommy instincts that i should even at the age of 27 i have no idea what I'm doing...i should be happy to be having my little girl and the father is amazing but I'm so confused although little things like when she gets the hiccups and rolls around makes me smile what can i do to be ready to be a good mom and feel less anxious
These feeling are normal. Most first time mom's have anxiety about parenthood...wanting to make sure they do everything right, plan for everything they can...etc. These are very healthy feelings and most women have them at some point. No matter how much you plan and think your ready for baby, you're not...and that's normal too. It's a completely new experience and you learn as you go. Once that baby is in your arms, your natural instincts kick in and you will build you confidence in your parenting skills. This is all normal. Hang in there and it will all be worth it!
I am 35 weeks as well, and I am a first time mom. I am a lot older than you though, I am 40 almost 41.
We are very excited about our son. We like to think that we are ready, but we really don't knw if we are or not. I guess we will just have to figure things out as we go. We do have a great support system, so I am not too worried.
I think it is normal to be anxious and worried. I think the thing that I am most worried about is his safe arrival, and how he is going to come into the world. I am very frightened at the idea of natural birth. I am hoping I will be able to get a csection.
I must say also, I'm expecting number 3 and still get those feelings that I'm not ready and I think I forgot how to do somethings lol. Every baby is so different too that you have to cope with them. Believe me I don't feel ready for this one but I know ill be fine once she is here
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.