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Becoming a new parent

Some days I am scared out of my mind about becoming a mom, I know my hormones are going all crazy, and some days I'm more emotional than others. But sometimes I get so scared of having a person to take care of for the rest of my life... Its kinda crazy because being a mother is something I have always looked forward to.  And its funny because my fiance doesn't seem to freak out at all... He is beyond excited :) He helps keep me sane. But I worry a lot about how much our lives are about to change, how our relationship is about to change and how things will never be the same ever again. Is this a normal feeling? Is anyone else having these same fears?
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I'm a ftm n a single mom that's how I feel too about taking care of a baby by myself n how difficult it might get n when I start college who's going to take care of my baby I only have a part time job on weekends but as soon as baby is born I can't work n my parents idk how long they will help me I was depressed but now I take it day by day n I love my baby n I'm happy I'm going to be a mommy
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I feel the same way .... always wanted to be a great mother but now I'm terrified of the future & child birth
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For the most part I dont think anyone is ever 100% ready to be a first time parent. I think of how selfish I am and it scares me that I have to put someone else above myself. I love my son with all my being already but we're humans and this is a drastic life change. We just have to remind ourselves that women have been doing this in all sorts of circumstances andso can we. Good luck ladies.
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Yup. I'm a ftm & I feel the same because I wanna be a good mom for my daughter. I don't wanna raise her the way my mother raised me because she was the worst I can honestly say I wish I had a different mom anyone else but her & I wouldn't want my daughter saying that about me in the future. :( this makes me sad I just want to be a good mom & I also feel bad when my husband wants to go out with friends because he's stuck with me... & he's told me before he misses his single life..
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