Spot the signs of pregnancy paranoia

Your doctor is telling you to watch your blood pressure, maybe your bump is a cm off scale this week, and you have pain in places you didn’t know existed. Don’t freak out. You’re just having your latest dose of pregnancy paranoia.

You are pregnant and this comes with a certain level of anxiety and emotional strain that really only other mummies can understand. You are carrying your own little miracle and, since the moment you heard the word positive, you instantly inherited a maternal instinct like no other – to protect.

2. You do the toilet paper check

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Time to see just how much pregnancy paranoia you are carrying, right now, and use our some simple steps to relax, until round two comes along. Take our pregnancy paranoia quiz! Most women check their toilet paper for blood occasionally, especially for the first few weeks when miscarriage is most likely to happen. However, if you check it every single time without fail for the entire 40 weeks, you are sliding up a level on the scale of pregnancy paranoia.

If you said yes to more than one or two of these things, you might want to talk to your doctor about prenatal paranoia. Pregnancy is supposed to be a joyous time assuming there are no real worries. Enjoy this time of your life and don’t let the worries consume your life.

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