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October 18th, 2009, 06:18 AM
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What are your fears about having a new baby?
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October 18th, 2009, 06:21 AM
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Oh goodness..can I list this all here without writing a novel??

I fear not being able to handle two kids under two
I fear about money
I fear I won't get the hang of breastfeeding
I fear I will walk out of the room one day and Spencer will accidentally hurt the baby without meaning to
I fear I won't be a good mom to both of my kids
I fear Spencer will come to resent the new baby and have jealous feelings

I could go on and on...
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October 18th, 2009, 06:29 AM
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Im sure I have a ton of fears, Im trying to block.. but DH is killing me.. he is soooo worried about everything.. the one i need to break him of I think is the fact that he is constantly checking him to make sure he is breathing and its starting to make me paranoid.
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October 18th, 2009, 06:56 AM
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I have pretty much the same fears as Christy. I worry that I won't be a good mom to two kids. I worry that I won't have enough patience. I worry that Ben will resent the baby and/or me because I won't have as much time with him. I worry about how I'll make it all work and take care of everyone's needs because everyone seems to need so much.
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October 18th, 2009, 07:42 AM
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both my fiance and I are paranoid about SIDS we check her breathing all the time!
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October 18th, 2009, 07:47 AM
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That my marriage will somehow suffer from having the baby - instead of getting better. So far, that hasn't happened yet though!
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October 18th, 2009, 08:45 AM
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I am petrified of PPD hitting as hard as it did after Collin.
I am afraid that if I don't find the correct medication soon, I will end up hurting myself or someone else.

Thankfully my psychiatrist is awesome and already willing to meet with me, I have my appointment set up for Wednesday. I have a list of 5 medications safe while BFing, unfortunately one of them is Zoloft, which is to partially blame for my suicide attempt when Collin was a few months old. Hopefully we can figure this out asap. I had a moment the other night where my husband had to take me away from the kids, as I could not stop crying and the PPD was kicking my butt.

Yea, this is turning into a huge ramble. I should have just said I am afraid of not getting the help I need with PPD
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October 18th, 2009, 08:46 AM
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I worry that hannah will think I dont love her anymore
I worry that I wont be able to love this baby as much as I love hannah
I worry that DH and I will fight a lot
I am worried that she will get sick
I worry that she will have seizures like DD1 does
I worry about PPD
the list goes on and on and on and on......lol
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October 18th, 2009, 09:06 AM
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i am afraid i will never sleep again. thats pretty much it right now both my boys sleep at the sam time and i can nap. im afraid that she will be awake during nap time and i wont get the rest i need, as hubby is still working many hours this month. i will have to struggle through the first month by myself really. at least its only one month after that it will get better.
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October 18th, 2009, 12:35 PM
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Im so scared of sids!
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October 18th, 2009, 12:56 PM
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Immediate term, I worry about a c-section. Which would be such a kicker after 20+ yrs with these huge child-bearing hips!

After that, I worry a lot about SIDS, and what if the experience of having a child isn't what I thought it would be...what if I have any regrets.
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