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worried about stress and baby

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thecatsarecrazy Tue 17-Jan-17 23:49:07

Can anyone reassure me that my baby will be ok? I'm due Jan 31st with my 3rd baby. I've had a really traumatic day. I can't sleep and my baby is wriggling about. I've tried laying down and doing breathing exercises. I don't know what to dosad

FusionChefGeoff Wed 18-Jan-17 00:08:10

The m not an expert but I think I remember that any studies that looked at links with stress in the mother focus on prolonged stress and would think that a single day out of a full term pregnancy won't make any negative impact on your baby.

It probably has increased your adrenaline / heart rate which could make the baby more active but I'm sure there can't be any long term effects.

thecatsarecrazy Wed 18-Jan-17 04:30:27

Thank you for your reply

ferriswheel Wed 18-Jan-17 04:32:06

It all sounds normal to me. I've got three babies.

picklemepopcorn Wed 18-Jan-17 05:36:22

Sorry you had a crap day! Nearly there now. Try not to fret about it, just breathe deep and sleep when you can.

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