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Posted by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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you were worried about when you were expecting your first child that was totally unfounded. I mean other than health worries about the pregnancy. I remember being terrified of how hard it would be and how much things would change...and they did change...but in a very good way!

I also worried about messing something up and inadvertently scarring dd for life.

by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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by Erin on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:13 PM

My biggest worry was the labor itself and my water breaking. I worried everyday that my water would break at my shop in the middle of a haircut and I would have to finish up before I could leave. Instead though my water broke at the doctors office when I was changing back into my clothes (I was 4 weeks early). I didn't have the embarrasment that I worried but I did have to drive myself to the hospital. What a scary feeling lol.

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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:18 PM

I was worried I wouldn't like my son lol. And at first I think I was kinda didn't like him, so I faked it. I was pretty depressed, but I am completely over it now. I think around the time he started laughing I felt better about everything...I never took out my depression on him, I just cried ALOT lol. But I knew the whole time that I am blessed and now I feel it lol.

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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:37 PM

the only thing that i can think of that i was totally terrified of was that my dd would have a cleft lip and/or pallette. I know that sounds silly, but everywhere i look there were pictures of children with them. i was so scared! when i got my US i made the doc take a pic of the lips so i could see them!


by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:50 PM

I was and am terrified about when my children become pre-teens and teens!  This world is corrupt and I am scared that my kids will succumb to the draw of the world and fall from God.  We pray constantly that they will become God-fearing adults who live their lives for His glory not thier own!

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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:55 PM

I was terrified of her biological father and his family corrupting her. But I got away from them and haven't seen them in a long time.

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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 11:00 PM

I Was And Still Am Scared That I Will Mess Up Raising Her Right... Now That I Have Another Child That Worry Has Lessened A Little. I Am More Scared Now Of Teen Years.

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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 11:17 PM

I was scared I wouldn't like my child and wish my life was back to the way it was before.  I do love my child and wouldn't change my decision to have her.

by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:13 AM

 I was scared about labor and that I would be a bad mother. I had a c-section and I am a great mother. At least I think so.

by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:33 AM

 is it strange that i had no worries other than health problems??? and i had twins!

by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 12:37 AM

I had two huge fears. First I worried about my poor baby living in society today and having to go through the terrible things to come and secondly I worried about her being ugly. I don't know why I worried about her being ugly but I did a lot. I used to dream about it.

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