I have major anxiety when it comes to my child: Thoughts?

I need advice. I have a two-year-old daughter ( just turned 2), and I’m currently pregnant. I am very, and I mean very protective and cautious I only like certain people around her, I don’t want her around certain family members, I don’t trust anyone taking her anywhere without me. I feel like something bad is going to happen, or nobody will watch her closely, and she will take off, or someone will grab her it gives me bad anxiety to the point where I need medicine to stop panic attacks. Does any other mom like this? Any advice or baby steps I could do to help this situation?


My daughter is 7 and I’m still overprotective. :woman_shrugging:

My oldest is 12 and I’m still like this… never can be to protective in this day and age

I’m the exact same way over my 2 year old

Been there. Had to go on anti-anxiety meds. I knew my fears were getting more and more irrational so I talked to my doctor. Best decision I ever made. I feel healthy again! Don’t be afraid to talk to your doctor! Having kids changes all of your hormones and chemicals in your brain. Stay strong!


It may help but I’m still like this my kids are 4 and 5 and I barely let anyone watch them like at all haha

I am in exact situation! My doctor put me on Zoloft for anxiety & depression it has helped some but I am just a momma bear!

You are just a mom that’s what we do my babies are 5 and 3 and I’m still over protected I won’t let them go anywhere unless I am there

Glad I’m not the only one lol but I’m a boy mom. I feel like we have every right to be in this society is crazy.


I wish I did, my son is two and I have another one on the way and the only person I let keep him at all is my sister and that’s long enough for me to work. I won’t leave him with another soul. Hard to tell who to trust anymore! So much going on.

Mom’s are like this.

This is normal for this time, but do you know of any thing in your childhood that could be causing anxiety ?

Same with my 4 year old!

You dont sound well, maybe some councelling would help you


I dont have any advice but im the same exact way with my 3 year old son!

Go see a professional


I this day and time it is hard to trust people with your kids

Yes i am like this with my oldest who is almost five

Yes i thought i was crazy

Wait until you are comfortable. There’s no rush. And stick with only those that you 100% trust and parent like you would :purple_heart: