Not all pregnancies go smoothly, and some women are more aware of that than most. Between six and eight percent of all pregnancies are considered “high-risk”. This has significant health implications for expectant mothers – both physical and mental.
Eden Strong recently penned a piece for Babble, where she outlined her fears about her unborn child. Having been diagnosed with a genetic condition that complicates pregnancy and delivery, she has already been hospitalised with early contractions. Eden is now reluctant to prepare for a baby she worries may never come home.
“I can’t bring myself to do much of anything when it comes to my baby because I am scared that after all these months, there might not actually be a baby coming home in the end.”
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