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A 39-year-old member asked:

i am shaking from anxiety of being a parent soon, please help me figure this out?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Knowledge is power.: The more you know about how to parent, the less anxious you are likely to be. Check into parenting classes in your area.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
If you are that : Nervous about becoming a parent, in addition to parenting classes, i would suggest considering psychotherapy. Tell the therapist how you are feeling, they will help you sort out why you are so fearful about becoming a parent and be there as a support once you have the baby as well.

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