Sophie Cachia says pregnancy has brought her anxiety to the surface.

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Ever transparent about all things from parenting to her mental health, Sophie Cachia of The Young Mummy has revealed how her anxiety has been exacerbated by her pregnancy.

Posting on Instagram on Monday, Cachia wrote that with just over a month to go in her pregnancy, her struggle with anxiety has reared its head again.

“Guess who abruptly knocked on my door again over the weekend? Anxiety, she’s back,” the post began.

“I’m just feeling so ridiculously overwhelmed right now.”

Guess who abruptly knocked on my door again over the weekend? Anxiety, she’s back. I’m just feeling so ridiculously overwhelmed right now. I remember my last 10 weeks of Bobby’s pregnancy going FOREVER and I counted down every day with excitement, but this times it’s flying and it’s freaking me out. I don’t think you’re ever ready for a baby to arrive, but boy this time I am NOT READY. Not mentally, not physically, not at all. But time is a wonderful thing and apparently there’s nothing I can do about it!! Hopefully it’s just my hormones playing up on me and I’ll be back to being all excited again like I have been for a while now. I’m just petrified. Petrified of not being able to cope. Second time around, you know what’s coming & you know what you’re in for. Listen to me being so damn negative? See! Maybe that’s my problem. Snapchat vent ✔️ Instagram vent ✔️ HAPPY MONDAY ????

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“I remember my last 10 weeks of Bobby’s pregnancy going FOREVER and I counted down every day with excitement, but this times it’s flying and it’s freaking me out. I don’t think you’re ever ready for a baby to arrive, but boy this time I am NOT READY.

“Not mentally, not physically, not at all. But time is a wonderful thing and apparently there’s nothing I can do about it!”

Writing alongside an image that simply reads “Breathe”, Cachia added that her second pregnancy has been the catalyst for an onslaught of fear and uncertainty about how she will cope with a new baby.

“Hopefully it’s just my hormones playing up on me and I’ll be back to being all excited again like I have been for a while now. I’m just petrified. Petrified of not being able to cope. Second time around, you know what’s coming and you know what you’re in for.

“Listen to me being so damn negative? See! Maybe that’s my problem.” (Post continues after gallery.)

Cachia’s rise to fame via social media is one that can be largely credited to her consistent candour about all things family life.

Speaking to Mamamia’s Katy Hall at her public baby shower and fundraiser earlier this month, Cachia said her mantra of being transparent about her highs and her lows is at the core of why she does what she does.

“I’m okay with stuffing up along the way too and that’s why I project that on my social media as well,” she explained.

“I’m okay with the ups and the downs and I’m never afraid to show that because that’s real life and that’s what happens.”

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