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Originally Posted by Malama
I just posted about this in the Jan Due Date thread.
But for me it's a little different. I have two healthy and wonderful sons and I realized that I have all these worries that I've "met my quota". LIke I don't deserve another "good" one. It's crazy, but it's there, and i think this fear is keeping me from going into labor (not that I'm overdue or anything), but it's there.
I'm thinking I need to do some kind of ceremony- cleanse- letting go of fears today and try my best to get past this. It's not fun.
Originally Posted by Malama
I am doing MUCH better, thanks. After worrying a lot recently about this baby and the outcome of the birth and all, I talked to dh, had a good cry and then wrote down all my fears on a piece of paper and burned them. very therapeutic. We went to the beach that day (yesterday, actually) and it was sooooo beautiful (Richardson's). There was snow on the mountain you could see from the sand and the day was just so clear. I felt immensely better!
I don't know what I'm gonna have. I do have the 2 boys already.... Maybe I'll have my 3 sons! who knows. I'm just ready and waiting!
I know you've had 2 after birth transports. Roxanne and I were talking about it when I told her you were having another. I think you're due and easier time!!!! So no one from your big family can committ to coming and helping after the baby??? If not, you're a strong woman, and I know you'll figure out a way to cope. Maybe there's a "newer" doula in the area who could come and help with the kids??? YK, the ones who have recently trained and are looking for experience? You could teach one a thing or two about breastfeeding, for sure, lol! Good Luck MAMA!!!
Catholic homeschooling mom of 5 - a teenager, a kindergartener, twin boys and a tiny princess. Follow the Adventures!
Jenn (36), wife to DH for 13 years, DD1(13) , DD2(10) and DS(4)
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