Anyone start getting extra nervous in the weeks before their due date? I'm mostly prepared but so afraid of being a new parent! I've honestly only held a newborn a couple of times and worry that I'll accidentally hurt him. When he cries I know it's gonna break my heart as well. Becoming a new parent is just soooo much to take in and I don't know what to expect. But it makes me happy to know my son depends on me too. I love him so much.

Boy M 0 likes

I was all the emotions mixed together weeks before I had my son. (We didn't know what we were having). Once he was born my motherly instincts just sort of kicked in. You'll do great and never hesitate to ask/call your DR or ask us on here. šŸ˜ƒ

Mommy To L 1 like

Mother instincts will come so quick u won't even believe it I had fears of bathing my daughter and her sleeping and just being alone with her but your mother side kicks in and it all becomes so natural! You'll do great! Don't be nervous I was so set on being prepared and ready for her and ended up leaving work because of high blood pressure and sent to labor and delivery at 37 weeks I had nothing didn't even have a car seat it all comes together mama trust me

Naomi O 0 likes

Hi mummy you don't need to be nervous everything is going to be okay once you see your little boy, mother's instinct will kick in immediately and you will do the best for him.

Judy V 0 likes

We have all been there and your natural instincts will kick in. Try to sleep as much as you can now before the baby gets here because babies don't let you sleep much in the first couple of months.

Ash B 0 likes

Oh yes definitely was nervous before my son was born. Enjoy the time you have right now and rest as much as u can. The moment you see your sons face is priceless and absolutely "love at first sight" that feeling you get knowing that you are now a parent and your life will never be the same is scary but so much more fulfilling! Like everyone else said, your instincts will kick in. We were made to have children and take care of them so u can definitely do this! Congrats on the baby boy!

Andrea 0 likes

This makes me smile! I remember the same thoughts and feelings :) you'll be great.

Brittney R 0 likes

Don't be worried. You'll be amazed at how quickly that motherly instinct kicks in! I didn't have a lot of experience with babies before my son but it all just seemed to "click" when he arrived :)

Baby V 0 likes

The most important thing is LOVE!!! That and little patience. once u know a few things it becomes a routine. U will get it and it will start to become fun! It's hard at the beginning only because u have to be up a lot of times thru the night to feed him but u will be happy to hold him and look at his precious little face. Good luck šŸ˜ƒ

mother C 0 likes

It's normal to feel nervios even more at the due date time when you at the hospital but once you see you little one in your arms you will se how much worth it was and don't worry about knowing it will come by itself I'm a first time mom too I had mine 6 months ego and I'm 20 years I felt the same but trust me once you baby arrives you will know everything it's a mother thing remember our body doesn't take almost 10 months of pregnacy for nothing

Amanda G 0 likes

Yes I was a nervous wreck and it was mostly because of the labor part that I was anxious about. But that comes and goes for the most part. What hit me the most was coming home from the hospital. I was such a cry baby. My hormones were out of control and I was worried about every little thing when it came to my baby. I would be up any time I heard her breathe weird just to make sure she was ok. In the end everything is perfectly fine. It's normal to worry. Just means you will be a great mommy! šŸ˜Š

Amanda G 0 likes

I'm sure you will do just fine with everything! Also don't beat yourself up if things don't go the way you want them to. I wanted to go into labor naturally and I had to be induced. I wanted to have a natural birth and I had to have a c section. I wanted to breastfeed and had to pump and supplement until milk ran out and only provide formula. The most important thing for your baby is to give it lots and lots of love. Hard not to!

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