Pregnant and Single? Here's Everything You Need to Know

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Maggie Vink on Aug 18, 2011 at 3:34PM

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Pregnant and Single? Here's Everything You Need to Know

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The Internal Roller Coaster

Don’t freak out if fear, guilt or regret outweigh any excitement and happiness you feel about your pregnancy just now -- these are all common emotions for women who are single and pregnant. (Heck, they can be common emotions for anyone who’s pregnant.) “Allow yourself the feelings as they arise,” recommends Mas, who experienced some topsy-turvy emotions of her own when she was expecting her son. “Sit with them, be present with them and then let them go on their own. What we resist, persists; don't fight the fear, insecurity or regret. Acknowledge that all of these feelings are perfectly natural and will come and go on their own.”

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