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40 Positive Birth Affirmations & Bible Verses for a Calm Pregnancy and Natural Birth

Giving birth is one of the most beautiful, magical, powerful and phenomenal experiences gifted to us women. Having positive birth affirmations for pregnancy, labour and birth is one of the simplest ways to prepare for a wonderful birth experience with your child.

Being a woman is a wonderful gift and I am truly blessed to have this opportunity of being a woman and a mummy to my beautiful children. When pregnant I like to fill my mind with positive affirmations to help with a healthy pregnancy, labour and homebirth.

Positive birth affirmations and bible verses are a great way to fill the mind for a calm pregnancy and natural home birth as it creates a mindset of positive thoughts which is truly one of the key components to creating a simple natural birth. I have had two healthy vegan pregnancies and home births with both my children which were incredible experiences and affirmations were an essential element in creating these experiences.

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40 Positive Birth Affirmations & Bible Verses for a Calm Pregnancy and Natural Birth

When it comes to pregnancy and giving birth there is a whirlwind of advice available to us women that can lead to way too many questions on “how to” give birth. However, let me remind you that there is no secret hidden magic formula to giving birth, it’s what God, life, and nature created us to do.

If you’re a woman who is pregnant then you were created for this. It is a beautiful gift that has been intended for you. It is your purpose, your mission, and your calling. Well, one of them anyway, as you may have many callings in your beautiful life.

Being a mum is magnificent and allowing ourselves to step into that role is a wonderful gift to give to ourselves to help the wild journey. So, forget looking for “how to” give birth, and instead let yourself embrace being a woman. You have a female body, a womb, a vagina, and breasts filled with milk to nurture and nourish, there is life inside you bursting to thrive. Let your mind, body and spirit be what it is, a gloriously beautiful woman.

The so-called secret formula to giving birth is through the power of the mind. Let yourself think good thoughts and you will be amazed at what you can create. Positive birth affirmations are a fantastic tool to help in creating a healthy pregnancy, labour and birth. In fact, you might find that affirmations help you in all areas of your life.

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Why are positive birth affirmations important?

Creating a positive birth experience is a wonderful gift to give to yourself and your baby. When you create a positive mindset it opens you up to a powerful energy that works wonders for labour and birth.

We always have a choice in how we think. We get to choose whether we think negative thoughts (fear, anger, rage, frustration etc) or positive thoughts (love, joy, excitement, hope etc). If our mind is filled with fear and frustration then our bodies will respond to that, if our minds are filled with hope and joy then our bodies will respond to that.

When it comes to giving birth we want our mind and body to work with positive thoughts so that our body and baby can work together in an environment of love, peace and joy.

When I was pregnant with my second child I loved listening to these positive affirmations for a calm pregnancy. I listened to them every week and they brought a great sense of peace, love, joy, courage, confidence, strength, trust and faith.

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Here is the list of 40 positive birth affirmations and bible verses for a calm pregnancy and natural birth.

Positive Birth Affirmations

My body was made for birth.

I am perfectly capable of giving birth.

My body and baby are working together.

My baby will come out when ready.

I can give birth naturally and believe in the power of my body.

I believe in my body and baby to do this.

I trust my body, I trust my baby, I trust my birth.

I am created to do this.

I believe, I can, I will.

I can do this.

This is what I am designed to do.

I am relaxed, my body is relaxed.

I can breathe through this.

I listen to my body. I honour my body.

I surrender to my body.

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Christian Birth Affirmations & Bible Verses

“Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. 18 He chose to give birth to us by giving us his true word. And we, out of all creation, became his prized possession.” – James 1:17–18 (NLT)

“Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him.” – Psalm 127:3 (NLT)

“You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb.” – Psalm 139:13 (NLT)

“Yes, you have been with me from birth; from my mother’s womb you have cared for me. No wonder I am always praising you!” – Psalm 71:6 (NLT)

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:6-7 (NLT)

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.” – 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT)

“Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.” – Psalm 55:22 (NLT)

“For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13 (NLT)

“We also pray that you will be strengthened with all his glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy, always thanking the Father. He has enabled you to share in the inheritance that belongs to his people, who live in the light.” – Colossians 1:11-12 (NLT)

“This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 (NLT)

 “A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.” – Ephesians 6:10 (NLT)

“And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. 15 And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.” – 1 John 5:14 (NLT)

“They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the Lord to care for them.” – Psalm 112:7 (NLT)

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Home Birth Affirmations

I am safe, my baby is safe, we are safe.

My body knows what it is doing. I was made for this.

My body is capable and strong.

I am relaxed and at peace with my body and baby.

I am ready to meet my baby.

A baby will come out of my vagina.

I slow down and take my time to keep my body safe.

My home is my safe space.

God created my body to birth a baby.

I breathe my baby out, my body is relaxed.

I let go and trust what will happen.

Frequently Asked Questions about Positive Birth Affirmations

You can use them in any way that suits you. Start the day with them, use them throughout the day, and go to bed saying them. You can repeat the same one a few times, or use a few at once. You can say them out loud, write them down and think about them. Whichever way helps you to store those words in your mind and fill you with positive thoughts is the way to use birth affirmations.

Birth affirmations can help you to feel good about your pregnancy, labour and birth. They can help you to feel positive which can help create a wonderfully positive experience for you and your baby.

A fantastic way to bless a pregnant woman is to pray for her and provide loving words of encouragement.

A prayer focused on love, support and positive energy can help create a loving environment for the mum-to-be. In the presence of a pregnant woman, it can be a wonderful gift to pray for her and speak loving encouraging words.

For example:

I pray that you have the courage, confidence and strength to embrace your power as a woman and birth your baby the way your body is intended.

A fantastic way to pray for childbirth is to focus on a positive outcome for mum and baby. This is a sacred time which requires loving positive energy, so anything that can help to fill yourself or the pregnant woman with love, kindness and positivity will be of immense value.

For example:

I pray for guidance, love and strength as I birth my baby. Fill me with faith, goodness and trust as I welcome this miracle into life. Thank you for this precious baby, guide us together for a wonderful birth.

The best gift for a pregnant woman is to encourage with loving positive words… or say nothing. As I always say, say something nice or nothing at all, that’s one of my mottos in life.

If you can give positive words, share them. If you become filled with fear, anxiety or worry, then keep quiet as this is not a time to put negative thoughts into a pregnant woman (or ever)!

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The last thing you need to know about positive birth affirmations

When it comes to giving birth one of the best (and free) gifts you can give yourself, and other women is to fill the mind with positive affirmations.

Positive thoughts can truly help in creating a blissful, calm and enjoyable pregnancy, labour and birth. After having two wonderful healthy vegan pregnancies and homebirths I can personally vouch for the power of positive thinking!

If you give any of these positive birth affirmations and bible verses a go, let me know in the comments! I’d love to hear from you. Let’s share in the beautiful positive experience of creating life on this earth!

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