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Overcoming pregnancy phobia

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Ladypug Mon 17-Nov-14 18:38:03

Hi all,

I posted this in pregnancy but realised it is probably more suitable here. I'm a new user who is TTC but I am terrified of pregnancy. Unlike many others I'm not as scared of the birth (obviously scared but "normal" fear). The thought of pregnancy is freaking me out day and night. I really want to be a mum and I am in a loving relationship but I just don't think I can face having something inside of me for 9 months, I feel trapped at the thought of it.

I understand I'm tokophobic and I've done lots of research around it with many people aborting due to the fear. I'm determined not to do that even though I understand why that happens as the fear is so intense (and I'm not even pregnant yet!) I'm seeing a therapist and have been for a while but I don't know what else I can do or how to make the fear go away. Is there anyone out there who felt the same and overcame their fear?

I really need to hear a positive story!

Thank you,

LP x

Ladypug Wed 19-Nov-14 10:11:24

Help! Has anyone successfully overcome this? x

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