Our day-to-day lives are built upon fear. Fear of failure. Fear of obsolescence. Fear of loneliness. The ever-popular fear of missing out (FOMO). Becoming a mother raises the dial on fear to about 23 billion degrees, especially when you're a new mom, and you haven't yet gained the self-confidence to fully trust your own motherly instincts.
Pregnant and already petrified out of your mind? I was once in your shoes. Read on to learn about the most commonplace fears you may experience as a newly minted mom, and learn why—when it comes down to it—you really should just simmer down.