40 weeks pregnant- Single mom 26- Im scared PLEASE advice.

Maggie - posted on 07/31/2013 ( 2 moms have responded )

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I am 26 years old 40 weeks pregnant. I am a single mother the father of my child walked out once he found out I was pregnant. I decided to keep my daughter because she is a "miracle baby" I was diagnosed years ago that I could not conceived and having a child was never going to happen. I was married before for 4 years and we tried to have a baby but never happened, 2 years after my divorce (I'm pregnant) i definitely wanted to keep my child since day one. I am SCARED out of my mind doing this on my own. I have a full time job with benefits and I am currently enrolled in school (online) so that I can have a lot more time with my daughter. I have a whole lot of scares about being a mother. I sometimes feel like i won't be good at it and i am afraid that i won't be able to cope with my daughter. The father has basically said he wants NO rights to my daughter therefore, I am legally taking care of all the paperwork. My daughter has EVERYTHING she news from diapers to clothes she has been very blessed (thank god). But, yet I am so afraid! is this NORMAL? i am a strong girl and i have always been able to cope with hard life struggles but THIS being a MOMMY scares me. Please advice! does everyone go through this?

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Ashley - posted on 08/04/2013

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i'm having my first child and she is a secret my baby daddy loves me and wants to take care of the child but he wont be able to be in our child's life so i am currently a soon to be single momma but i am a strong willed women and im in the same boat pretty much i too am scared but you can only take it one day at a time i too have a job and will be going back to school to get a better job all we can do is fight through it
good luck and we single mommas can do it
:)

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Jessica - posted on 08/14/2013

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I've never been there but it seems like you've got your life right where it needs to be. Do you have any support? Like family or friends? It can really help. Also, I think one day your daughter will be very proud to have a mom who not only chose to keep her but did everything in her power to provide a good life for her. Good job/luck, momma. :D

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