I am a 27-year-old woman and I am eight months pregnant. As my due date is nearing my anxiety levels are rising as to how I will handle my newborn. Could you provide some tips on what I should do once my baby is born? Answered by our expert Dr Zinal Unadkat. Freaking out a little towards the due date is not uncommon. Every first time mother goes through some anxiety no matter how many books she's read so you are not alone. But with some handy tips you can make sure your newborn is welcomed into this world safely.