The anticipation of giving birth is often both nerve-wracking and exciting. It can be difficult to know what to expect, but it’s comforting to know that there are things you can do during this time that will help make the experience more enjoyable. Birth affirmations are an excellent way for moms-to-be to prepare themselves mentally for childbirth.
These statements will remind you how strong you are, which can help you relax and go with the flow on your journey through labor. In this blog post, I’ll share some of my favorite affirmations for birth with tips on using them!

What are birth affirmations?

You might be wondering what birth affirmations are. They’re a type of mantra that you repeat to yourself when you’re in labor, and they can help you stay calm and focused on the task at hand: giving birth.

The anxiety and excitement of labor are overwhelming. The pain, the joy, and everything in between can be intense! The best way to manage all these feelings is by focusing on what you DO want: a safe and healthy birth for your baby. For that, you need to fill your mind with positive thoughts. The more positive thoughts you have, the better prepared you’ll be for childbirth.
These affirmations for birth are also perfect for those who need a little support or encouragement during their birth journey.

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50 Birth affirmations to help you during labor

Birth affirmations can make a big difference in your labor and childbirth experience! So let’s look at some positive birth affirmations you can use. Ready? Let’s get started!

Affirmations for birth

1. I have the power to do this.
2. I am a warrior goddess.
3. I deserve love and support.
4. I move forward with strength.
5. I will never give up on myself.
6. It is my right as a powerful woman to say no.
7. My body knows how to give birth beautifully.
8. I am surrounded by love and support.
9. My body is strong, healthy, and able to create life.
10. The power of my mind is limitless.
11. I am a woman in labor, and I can do this.
12. My body is capable of giving birth naturally.
13. I am safe and cared for.
14. The pain will not last forever.
15. It’s okay to feel scared, but I’m stronger than that feeling.
16. This baby was made just for me.
17. I am powerful.
18. My body is strong and capable
19. When I give birth, I will be calm and confident in my abilities as a mother.
20. I am full of love for myself and my baby.

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21. I trust my instincts during labor.
22. It’s natural for me to feel pain when giving birth, but it won’t last forever.
23. My body is doing the best it can to get me through this.
24. It’s okay if my mind wanders – that’s normal during labor.
25. Each contraction is bringing me closer to my baby.
26. My body knows what it’s doing; I just need to trust it.
27. It will be worth it in the end, I can do this.
28. No matter how hard it gets, I’m doing something good for myself and my family.
29. It’s okay if I need help. What matters most is that the baby and I are safe.
30. This pain will end soon, and I’ll be able to hold my baby in my arms.
31. It’s okay if I need a break from time to time.
32. I’m doing the best that I can right now, and that’s all that matters.
33. Pushing is so good for me because it helps move things along.
34. My strength is increasing with every push.
35. Every contraction is my body’s way of telling me that I’m doing a good job.
36. It’s normal to feel pain during labor – it doesn’t mean something is wrong with my baby or me.
37. I’m so proud of myself for making it this far.
38. Everything will be okay.
39. My body knows what it’s doing, so I’m going with the flow.
40. My body is made for this hard work.

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41. Pain is temporary, but my baby will be with me forever.
42. This is my natural birth process, and I’m doing a great job.
43. I take deep breaths and stay calm.
44. It’s okay to feel pain; it means that my muscles are working hard.
45. It’s just a few more pushes now; I can feel it coming.
46. Every breath brings me closer to the end of my labor.
47. I am breathing, and I can do this.
48. I can do anything I set my mind to.
49. This is my time to be present, focused, and strong.
50. I am grateful for this experience.

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Tips on how to create and use your own positive affirmations for birth

  • Create a list of words that represent what you want for labor, such as “calm,” “peaceful,” “joyful,” or “powerful.”
  • Use these words to write down what you want to affirm for your labor and birth. ( write them in present tense)
  • Pick a few of your favorites and write them out on index cards or sticky notes for easy access during labor.
  • Put the cards in places where you will see them often, such as by the door, on the bathroom mirror, and near your bed.
  • Practice saying these affirmations out loud every day while visualizing yourself during labor.
  • Repeat this process until you go into labor; then continue saying them throughout your entire birthing experience, especially when the pain becomes unbearable or when fear sets in.

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Final thoughts

A positive birth experience is a beautiful, powerful moment. Take the time to add these empowering birth affirmations to your birth plan and hold onto them when you need some extra encouragement during labor! I hope they will help soothe your mind, body, and spirit as you go through this experience.
You’re doing great! You can do it! Keep up the amazing work!

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Hermione M.

My name is Hermione. I am the founder of WomenH and I write about women's health, wellness, mental health, and personal growth. I created this platform to inspire women to take care of themselves mentally, physically, and emotionally to become their best selves. Thank you for stopping by.

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