Stress and pregnancy can come hand in hand. And as a parent, especially one who is starting the process over for a second time, parental worries can start the day you get the positive pregnancy test. Immediately, your brain is flooded with concerns about everything from your unborn child’s health to whether or not you will be a good mom.
Worrying is inevitable and almost unavoidable. However, there are certain things that are more or less out of your control and thus take up too much energy worrying about. So stress and pregnancy needn’t come together. Here are 5 common things pregnant women overstress about — and shouldn’t.