Originally Posted by Matt's Mom in MT
Anyone else have a crippling fear of mc? I know that things get particularly juicy down there in the first trimester, but I swear, anytime I feel any sort of "gooshiness", I'm running to the bathroom to wipe.
I know I'm paranoid because I've had a previous mc, but I need to know how I can possibly get over this to enjoy my pg. I've wanted to be pg for a long, long time and I feel like all I'm doing is stressing over it.
I would just say, focus on what you WANT, instead of what you don't want. Don't focus on miscarriage. Focus on your healthy, strong baby; on your capable, smart body doing everything just right
, on this being your
time and space for this pregnancy, for this child, who is growing so big and strong and happy
. . . etc etc. I am big on pregnancy affirmations, they made a huge difference for me.
In the end, besides thinking positive thoughts and making healthy lifestyle choices, there is nothing else you can do anyway. So try to just relax and do things you enjoy.