Olivia Bowen admits she's ‘extremely scared’ of giving birth

1/14/2022 9:45:00 PM

Olivia Bowen has taken up a unique method of handling her fear of childbirth

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Olivia Bowen has taken up a unique method of handling her fear of childbirth

Olivia Bowen has discussed with fans her fears about giving birth ahead of the arrival of her first child this summer

The 28-year-old — who is currently in pregnant and due to give birth in the summer — spoke about her anxieties with the labouring process during a Q&A she held on Instagram Stories with fans.She revealed that she had taken up hypnobirthing, a therapy aimed to help reduce pain and fear ahead of childbirth, and explained during the question time how the sessions had helped with combat her worries about her forthcoming labour.

Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter. You can sign up at the top of the page.“My friend recommended @thepositivebirthcompany so I have her to thank,” Olivia wrote.“I’m extremely scared of giving birth, when I was in school something happened to her friends mum and it’s stuck with me and I don’t know why.

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Olivia Bowen opened up to followers on Friday afternoon about feeling “extremely scared” about giving birth to her first child.Share this article Share Earlier in the week, Olivia shared an image of the newly divorced comedian, 39, planting a kiss on the infant, while she, 41, dubbed their baby 'the smooshiest smoosh.Steph continued:"So how do you get your brain to work that way?" Anne-Marie smiled:"Practise is number one and memorising your 75 times table.Extreme fear of birth defects, stillbirth, or maternal death Feelings of dread at the thought of pregnancy and birth Insistence on a Caesarean section for their birth Avoidance of sexual activities to avoid becoming pregnant Difficulty bonding with baby There are two main forms of tokophobia, primary and secondary.

The 28-year-old — who is currently in pregnant and due to give birth in the summer — spoke about her anxieties with the labouring process during a Q&A she held on Instagram Stories with fans. She revealed that she had taken up hypnobirthing, a therapy aimed to help reduce pain and fear ahead of childbirth, and explained during the question time how the sessions had helped with combat her worries about her forthcoming labour. Replicas: They were meant to resemble the ones famously worn by Bernie Sanders at Joe Biden's 2020 inauguration New addition: Munn and her boyfriend John Mulaney welcomed their first child together in November after going public with their romance in May Mulaney's doting dad side was out in full force as he kissed their tiny son's neck while cradling him. Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter. Countdown: Anne-Marie detailed the difficulties of her role on the Channel 4 show (Image: CHANNEL 4 ) Steph's Packed Lunch: Steph McGovern had a candid chat with Rachel's replacement Anne-Marie (Image: CHANNEL 4 ) Anne-Marie added:"But I think you also just get into a rhythm, so that was fine and that's probably the first or second episode in a block of three and we do five every day. You can sign up at the top of the page. The pair welcomed their son Malcolm on November 24. “My friend recommended @thepositivebirthcompany so I have her to thank,” Olivia wrote. They often develop tokophobia as a result of a traumatic labour experience or those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, pregnancy termination, or failed fertility treatments.

“I’m extremely scared of giving birth, when I was in school something happened to her friends mum and it’s stuck with me and I don’t know why.' Fatherhood: Earlier in the week, Olivia shared an image of the newly divorced comedian, 39, planting a kiss on the infant, while she, 41, dubbed their baby 'the smooshiest smoosh' Two weeks before she gave birth, John was reportedly trying to 'speed up' he and Tendler's divorce, even hiring new lawyers to aid in the process. "Like, it's six things at the same time, I'm having to check their answers, I'm having to write it legibly, I'm also having to move," she added. “So I’m trying Hypnobirthing to change my view and hopefully help me feel, and more positive about the situation.” Despite her birthing fears, the reality star noted that she always wanted to become a mum and had planned for her pregnancy at the time her and husband Alex Bowen both felt they were ready. On January 6 it was announced that he and Tendler, 36, were legally divorced following six years of marriage. “We always wanted kids but in our own time when we were ready, it just suddenly became that moment, nothing really changed!” Olivia said, before pinpointing the funny moment the pair knew it was the right time to start their family.. “We decided when we saw kids playing round the pool and it didn’t annoy us anymore, we found it cute, it was ground-breaking. Done for good: On January 6 it was announced that he and Tendler, 36, were legally divorced following six years of marriage; pictured 2019 Days later he sparked romance rumors with Munn, and in September he confirmed they were expecting a child together. It's also a good idea to speak to other mums, or maybe find a support group where you can chat to mums who may have been through a similar experience as they may help to calm your fears.

True story,” the influencer told her followers. The former Love Island winner also discussed in the Q&A how she had gone through “bad days” of anxiety in her first trimester and had asked her midwife to keep an eye on her mental health as she still feels anxious from time to time. Amid the drama and secrecy shrouding her pregnancy and their dating timeline, Munn told the LA Times that she preferred to keep quiet and focus on their baby. Olivia confessed to having “imposter syndrome” becoming a new mum, which she referred to days ago after sharing with followers how "out of depth" she felt buying baby clothes and other baby products. While the media personality might not feel ready in some aspects ahead of giving birth to her first child, she did mention that she and husband Alex were all set with baby names for whether she has a boy or girl. The only way to win, for me, is to pull back and to not play the game at all. “We have two names for a boy and three for a girl me that we like, but we do have a favourite for each,” Olivia said as she told fans she was keeping her baby's gender "a surprise" for her and Alex until the big arrival.

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