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I'm 19!

How hard is teen pregnancy? I'm 11 weeks
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Im 17 and Im 34 weeks...it wasn't planned...and so far it's been hard.. My baby father hasent been around since november but he has sonogram pictures n thing but  idk .I haven't talked to him since December n like it's been hard by myself ...I have family but I feel like it's not really my family JOB ...but over all my baby girl is making me happy feeling her kick and feeling her move around in there Is Really The Best feeling  in the  World To Me ....but I Wish You The Best Of Luck
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Just turned 20 my sons dad hardley comes around to and even though my family is super supportive i also feel like its not their job iv been pretty bummed lately hopefully thibgs work out better for u
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I was nineteen when I got pregnant and twenty when I had my daughter. I love being a mom loving ur child comes easy it's the expenses that are hard. U need patience too but it's all worth it. I got pregnant again three months after I had my daughter when I was still twenty now at twenty one my son is due April 1st. We will see where that journey will take me
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I'm 21 years old and almost 17 weeks with my second child. I had my first a month after I turned 19 and for the most part, it was pretty easy. At the time, I was still living with my parents,but also had my child's father a mile away. Even though my parents were there, it was me that had to change diapers, wake up in the middle of the night, sterilize bottles, etc. (My child, My Responsibility.) My mother was always there if I had any questions. I guess everyones situation is different, fortunately I had an easy teen pregnancy. Big thanks to my parents. Having a child does make you grow up quicker, but they are such amazing little blessings that come your way and give you a reason to smile and keep on going everyday. ❤ Hope everything goes well for you.
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Mommy instincts kick in no matter your age, you'll know what to do, when to do it and how to do it even if it feels like your world is crashing down! I actually lvoe being a young mom, I feel like I can have the energy for the little ones. Im 20 and 13 weeks with my second, my first is only 11 months. Being a young mom opened a whole new and bright future for me I didn't know I was capable of (:
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Ladies it's going to be OK the only thing I can say is next time try to do better than before. I got pregnant at 21 with my high school sweetheart I got pregnant  and he left me at 3 months. My mom helped me tremendously but it was hard to go to school and work. Now here I am 29 with college education living on my own with my sweetheart and we are expecting our first child together. Its amazing and it's different when done right. Life is full of choices and mistakes but as long as we learn from them we going to be OK. A baby is never a mistake but it's rather difficult  when ur young. I pray for all of you.
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I had my first at barely 19. As someone else said, maternal instincts kick in right away. If you have a good support system and make your child be your motivation, it'll be fine.
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I do have to add that it CAN be difficult when your young but everyone who says its always difficult when you're young is wrong. I know people who are 30 with a newborn who have a more difficult time than I did with my son. Keep positive thoughts and you'll be just fine, don't let older women "pray for you" or anything like that because they "feel bad" or think that you're young so it won't be easy. Thats never true, you make it what you make it so positive thoughts and energy will push you in a positive direction. Even without a good support system right now (im not sure your background) there are always mom groups or some type of group/counseling or activity to become apart of and start building a community of support, friendship and help. You just need to push yourself, as the same with any age!
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Like the person said before everything comes natural but it's hard especially if the father isnt there or isnt as mature as he needs to be or w.e it may be but advice to all ladies that ive always been told mamas baby daddies maybe never look for him to be there to support u to do anythings cause that baby is more yours than his just let your child or children be your motivation to do better cause some men never change but it goes for women as well dont get me wrong so just breathe and push thru it and if your family want to help let them cause I shut my family out and wanted to do everything by myself and end up breaking down crying cause it was alot that was on me and was expected of me and the dad stayed with me and was barely any help
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I was 14 when i got pregnant now my babyhirl is gonna turn a year on feb 16 but for me it wasnt really hard my baby used to sleep all the time lol it would feel complicated when i was trynna feed her but she didnt want to eat cause she was too busy sleeping but other than that shes a really good baby
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I was 18 whenever I got pregnant, I turned 19 in November and am currently almost 37 weeks. family support is awesome! whether you think it's their job or not. my family has helped us tremendously. keep your head up!
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I will be 19 2 months after my second baby's due. There will be 12 months between them. I found with my first daughter everything was fine my mum was totally against it and I moved away from my mother in law cause she was controlling the way I wanted to give birth and everything. The hardest part is when everyone is over the new baby stage and know one comes to see you. And the lack of sleep hits! Even though I have a partner it seems he's not interested sometimes! Parenting for the first time for anyone of any age is going to be difficult but it does all come naturally. My friends are always asking how did you know that's what she wanted and you just get use to there different crys! There's always those hard days but it's all totally worth it seeing them grow up!!  
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I had my first son at 19... It was hard for me at all. I worked, had my own place, and labor and delivery was a beautiful experience for me. I did a good job for a first time mommy back then. Now I'm 24 pregnant with my 2nd child (baby girl) and my son is about to be 5. You can do it and never feel discouraged because of your age. You're a woman and becoming a mother is beautiful and a powerful blessing.
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Some have nice expierences while others have hard not so nice expierences.

I was 15 almost 16 with my first, my mom was telling me left right and center to abort...

Didnt get much better at 21... or 23... every kid my husband and i have had, shes told me to get rid of.
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It was surprisingly easy for me I had help from my family and friends but mostly did it on my own because I'm over protective of my son I got pregnant at 19 turned 20 right before I gave birth to him now he is 2 and I'm pregnant again and couldn't b happier my kids r my world <3 I wouldn't change a thing!!! Parenting is very rewarding!!
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I was 19 when I got pregnant with my first, it's not as hard as you think because you are technically an adult. You shouldn't be in high school any longer and as long as you have the support of family it's not to bad.
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I was 17 when I found out I was pregnant! I'm now 18 weeks and me and the father are married!  It's been hard As far As people looking at you like your crazy when you say how old you are' but I graduated high school very early when I was 16! Just don't get down on yourself! Don't let people drag you down! It will all work out for you
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I was 18 when I got pregnant with my first. I'll be 21 in march and I'm 10wks with my second. I was with my parents when I had my baby girl I moved out when she was 6 months. I am still with my kid(s) father but he is a over-the-road truck driver so I basically do everything. It's not hard taking care of your child. I think it's just how high diapers are along with all the other baby supplies. I suggest breastfeeding if you're willing. It's free and the bonding experience is amazing! Don't stress to much. Sleep when the baby does take help when it's offered and you should be fine.
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Im expecting baby #3 in august and i will be 20!♡
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