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I was scared, at first, then as the pregnancy progressed, I became comfortable, excited, at peace. I guess that is one reason why gestation is so long – so we could get used to the idea of having a baby! How did other mums feel when they found out they were pregnant?

Posted anonymously, 27th April 2015

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  • Happy as it was all planned

  • I was so excited but i thought to myself this is going to be a long 9 months as i felt pretty horrible/uncomfortable during my first pregnancy

  • I found out at 3 weeks and was ecstatic from then til labour. Some women want to be Drs, nurses, teachers, soldiers etc I only ever wanted to be a mum. Labour was intense and the pain was incredible, but so worth it when you hold your perfect little creation in your arms :)))))

  • I was excited then I was pretty damn scared haha

  • It was very much expected. I was happy and a bit excited. I remember thinking there was still a lot of time in 9 months. Then that disappeared like a flash!

  • with my first son I was so scared because of my age 18 my second son I was over the moon as I was married and 31 my 3 son I was happy but also frightened because I was 40

  • Over the moon. Wanted to tell the world

  • I was excited but couldn’t wait until the first 12-13 weeks were over as I was paranoid something would happen.

  • with my 1st I was beside myself and quickly became depressed, I did however have a tricky relationship, but I knew this was my chance for a baby. with my second I was super excited and keen.

  • Super super super happy , it took years to get pregnant.

  • All of the above! Scared, shocked (even though it was planned), overwhelmed, excited but wondered if I was ready/going to be a good parent etc! The whole kaleidoscope of emotions. Congrats btw!

  • I felt so happy but scared at the same time. Having a baby would be such a change to our lives and routine but I felt ready for the change. It did feel long by the end of the pregnancy but you do need all that time to get ready and prepare.

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