I am worrying how im going to cope with the companies 6 whole weeks maternity pay, which is what im sure most places pay. im scared in case i have any problems and may have to finish work earlier, ideally i would like to to stay at home for longer with my baby, but i cant afford to live on the £106 stat mat pay per week. im trying really hard to get bills paid off now and for the next 7 months, as we have quite a bit of debt to clear. Im starting to really worry, when i do go back to work, whos going to look after my boo? how am i going to manage to pay mortgage and child care and bills, and for baby stuff....all df says is that were not the only ones.....i know he's right......HELP, any advice most welcome. On top of this, im worrying about coping with baby boo, will i be natural? there is so much to get wrong! oh for gods sake, will some one give me a slap, just read post back, what awhinger....and im only 10 wks!! lol. thanks girls, and sorry.