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Meggyd18
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Can’t move on

Unread postby Meggyd18 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:26 pm

I’ve had 2 periods (withdrawal bleeds) and 7 negative tests including 2 blood tests since my pregnancy scare. I know my worries are not sound. Yet I am a very anxious person and cannot shake the fear and feeling I may still be pregnant. How do I move past these fears and realize they are not rational?

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Re: Can’t move on

Unread postby Sam W » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:07 am

Hi Meggyd18,

A good place to start is with this article: You're Not Pregnant. Why Do You think You Are?. Reading through it, are there sections that you feel apply to you?

You also mention that you're a very anxious person in general. Has that anxiety risen to a level where you've sought out mental healthcare of some kind for it?

Meggyd18
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Re: Can’t move on

Unread postby Meggyd18 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:42 am

This scare has caused it to really take over my life, it’s usually not bad enough to seek mental healthcare. But yes, I am considering it! Don’t know why I can’t stop over analyzing every little ache and twinge in my body.

Sam W
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Re: Can’t move on

Unread postby Sam W » Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:57 am

Seeking out mental healthcare is often a good call when we're finding anxiety is just totally taking over our life. If you need help figuring out how to access that kind of care, that's something we can help you figure out.

When you read that article I linked you to, did any of the reasons give in it feel like they apply to you?


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