90 positive affirmations for Birth

Feeling nervous or apprehensive when prepping to bring a new life into the world is understandable. After all, this is an enormous moment! However, positive birth affirmations can help shift your mindset and reduce anxiety during labour. In this article, you’ll discover what they are and how they work, and we will provide you with 90 birth affirmations to try out.

What are positive affirmations when giving birth?

Birth affirmations are positive statements that help you stay focused and relaxed during pregnancy, labour, and delivery. You can repeat them to yourself or write them down; alternatively, they could even be displayed in your home or birthing space as a reminder.

Why Are Birth Affirmations Beneficial?

Pregnancy and childbirth can be overwhelming experiences, often leading to fear, anxiety, and self-doubt. Birth affirmations help you stay connected to yourself and your baby during this time, providing a sense of empowerment and control.

Do Birth Affirmations Work?

By focusing on positive birth affirmations, you can reframe your thoughts and beliefs, shifting focus away from fear and negativity. This can lead to a more relaxed and confident mindset which in turn helps cope with pain, stress, and uncertainty better.

Positive affirmations for pregnancy and birth

  1. My body is strong and capable, and I trust its capacity to nurture new life.
  2. Surrounded by an encouraging community that will guide me throughout this journey, each contraction brings me one step closer to meeting my beautiful baby.
  3. My baby is growing healthy and strong inside me, and I am thankful for this miraculous experience.
  4. I trust my instincts and body to guide me through labour and delivery quickly.
  5. Each breath brings calm into my body, relieving any tension it might have held onto.
  6. My mind and body work together to bring my baby into this world.
  7. I feel empowered and confident in giving birth precisely as planned.
  8. My surroundings are filled with love and light, ensuring that my little one enters a world full of warmth and positivity.
  9. I trust my birth experience will be beautiful and ideal for my baby and me.
  10. I am in control of my thoughts and emotions, and I choose to focus on positivity and serenity.

Christian birth affirmations

  1. I am fearfully and wonderfully made, just as my baby is. We are in God’s loving hands.
  2. His peace fills my heart and soul as I trust Him to guide me through this birth journey.
  3. I feel protected and loved by Heavenly Father and His angels throughout this experience.
  4. I sincerely appreciate God’s precious gift to my baby and me: life.
  5. With His strength, I am empowered to birth my child with courage and assurance.
  6. My body is a temple for His Holy Spirit to work perfectly in bringing my little one into this world.
  7. I declare God’s promises of health, wholeness, and prosperity over my baby and me.
  8. I know I am never alone; God is with me every step of the way, providing me with peace and comfort.
  9. My birth experience is part of God’s divine plan for my life – I trust it will be beautiful and miraculous.
  10. I am grateful to God for granting me the gift of bringing a new life into this world, and I pledge myself and my child to His service in His service.

Birth affirmations for partner

  1. I am here to support and love my partner throughout this birth journey.
  2. I fully trust her strength to bring our baby into the world with grace and power.
  3. I’m immensely proud of all my partner is accomplishing as she gives birth to our precious bundle.
  4. My love and presence provide a safe space for my partner to labour and deliver our baby.
  5. I am immensely blessed by this chance to witness birth’s miracle with him and am thankful that I get to be part of their team.
  6. My role is essential and highly valued within this team effort.
  7. I remain calm and composed, providing stability and support for my partner during each stage of labour.
  8. My words and deeds are filled with love and positivity, comforting and inspiring.
  9. I trust my instincts and intuition to know how best to support my partner during this experience.
  10. I am in awe of my partner’s strength and courage and feel honoured to share this birth journey with her.


Birth affirmations for dads to say

  1. You are an inspiration; I am so proud and love you for all you have accomplished.
  2. I am here for you every step of the way, encouraging and motivating you.
  3. Your strength and capacity have no bounds – I have complete faith in what you can achieve to bring our baby into this world.
  4. Keep going strong because that is precisely what it takes! You have done an incredible job. You know exactly what needs to be done for a successful birth!
  5. I am deeply moved by the opportunity to witness your strength and courage during this labour experience.
  6. You are surrounded by love and light, creating a beautiful space for our baby to enter – one filled with positivity and warmth.
  7. My role is to listen attentively, trusting in our instincts and intuition.
  8. You are not alone; we’re in this together, and soon enough, our baby will join us.
  9. Your strength and determination inspire me, and I am honoured to be by your side.
  10. I am in awe of the beauty and uncertainty of this birth experience, and I am immensely thankful for you and our growing family.

Home birth affirmations

  1. My home is a safe and sacred space to embrace my baby with love and warmth.
  2. I believe in my body’s natural ability to give birth, so it’s empowered for me to do so from the comfort of my home.
  3. I am also supported by an understanding birth team who respects my choices while honouring my wishes.
  4. I’m creating a positive and serene atmosphere for myself and my baby to thrive during labour and delivery.
  5. By being in tune with my baby and myself, I listen carefully to their needs, showing love and affection accordingly.
  6. Home is filled with familiar smells, sounds, and sights that provide me with comfort and ease.
  7. I feel confident in my ability to birth my baby gently and calmly, trusting the process as it unfolds naturally.
  8. My birth team and I are prepared and knowledgeable, with the tools necessary for a safe, successful home birth.
  9. I sincerely appreciate this unique opportunity to witness a birth in such an intimate setting.
  10. My home birth experience was exceptional and will remain a fond memory for my family and me for years.

Birth affirmations hypnobirthing

  1. I trust my body and baby to harmonize harmoniously during this birth experience.
  2. My body knows how to give birth, so I fully trust its abilities.
  3. I feel calm, relaxed, and at peace while allowing my body to do its job naturally and easily.
  4. Every surge brings me closer to meeting my baby, and I embrace each one with gratitude and joy.
  5. My family and friends have shown me so much love and support throughout this pregnancy journey; I feel safe and cared for at every turn.
  6. Ultimately, it is up to me to focus on positivity and serenity during this momentous occasion.
  7. I am creating a peaceful and harmonious environment for my baby to enter the world.
  8. We worked together as one cohesive unit during this birth experience.
  9. I am strong, capable, and resilient – trusting in my body’s innate wisdom and power.
  10. As I welcome my baby into the world with love and peace, I am overwhelmed with gratitude and joy.

Funny birth affirmations

    1. My baby’s eviction notice has been served, and they are preparing to move out of their cosy home.
    2. I am ready to break a sweat and get this baby party started!
    3. I am pushing this baby out like a boss, and I’ll be back to eating tacos in no time.
    4. I am the queen of the delivery room, and my baby is my royal heir.
    5. My baby is about to enter the world, and they will be fashionably late as usual.
    6. I’m ready to show this baby who’s boss, and it’s definitely not them.
    7. I’m not just a mom; I’m a miracle worker and about to perform the greatest miracle.
    8. I’m about to break a world record for the fastest labour and delivery, and my baby is my gold medal.
    9. My baby has finally decided to make their debut, and they better be ready for the most incredible show on earth.
    10. I’m like a superhero, except I’m giving birth to a tiny human instead of fighting crime. No big deal.

Catholic birth affirmations

  1. God and His angels deeply love and protect me as I bring new life.
  2. I believe in God’s plan for my birth experience, knowing He will be by my every step.
  3. I willingly sacrifice any discomfort or pain during labour and delivery for the health and safety of my baby.
  4. I am immensely thankful for motherhood, the privilege of bringing new life into this world, and being a mother.
  5. I ask Mary, Mother of God, for intercession as I strive to get my child into this world.
  6. As I prepare to meet my precious bundle, I feel filled with peace and joy from the Holy Spirit.
  7. Whenever I witness the miracle of life and God’s unique creation, I am reminded of its awesomeness.
  8. I feel blessed to be part of His plan for the world, and He has great things in store for my child.
  9. I offer my birth experience to God as a prayer of thanksgiving and demonstrating my trust in His plan for my life.
  10. I am immensely thankful for the gift of motherhood and the chance to share in God’s love through my child’s birth.

Calm birth affirmations

  1. I believe in my body and its capacity to safely and naturally bring my baby into the world.
  2. As I prepare to welcome my little one into this world, I am surrounded by love and support.
  3. I feel calm and at ease, knowing that my body is doing exactly what it was designed to do – bring peace into my world.
  4. I am grateful for this incredible chance to witness the birth and bring new life.
  5. As I labour, surrounded by positive energy and serene vibes, it helps me focus on my breath and stay relaxed throughout each contraction.
  6. I am strong and capable, confident that I can handle whatever comes my way during labour and delivery.
  7. I am connected to my baby through love and support as I prepare to bring them into this world.
  8. I am blessed by the loving presence of my partner and care team, who are here to support me throughout this journey.
  9. I feel calm and centred, knowing that my body and baby work perfectly to bring new life into this world.
  10. I am focused on my breath and staying relaxed as I move through each contraction.

How can I use birth affirmations?

Birth affirmations can be used in many ways, and finding what works best for you is vital. Here are some suggestions:

  • Please write down your affirmations and display them prominently, such as on a bathroom mirror, nightstand, or birthing space.
  • Repeat these words to yourself during quiet moments like before bed, during meditation, or while taking a relaxing bath.
  • Utilize your affirmations as a focus during labour and delivery. You can repeat them silently or aloud, visualizing the words as you exhale.


The most meaningful birth affirmations resonate with you. Feel free to create your own or modify these according to your requirements.

In addition to affirmations, there are other ways to prepare for a positive birth experience. Some of these include prenatal yoga, meditation, and deep breathing exercises. These practices can help keep you calm and focused during labour and delivery.

Sources and references

The Positive Birth Book” by Milli Hill

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth” by Ina May Gaskin


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